≡ Menu

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events › Film

Events List Navigation

April 2018

20th Annual Ebertfest: AMERICAN SPLENDOR

April 20
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
+ Google Map

Date/Time(s): Friday, April 20, 2018, 8:30pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $15 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)     AMERICAN SPLENDOR 2003 101 min Rated R American Splendor follows Harvey Pekar, a file clerk at the local VA hospital who becomes inspired to write his own brand of comic book. Harvey makes his ‘American Splendor’ a truthful, unsentimental record of his working-class life, a warts-and-all self-portrait. First published in 1976, the comic…

Find out more »

20th Annual Ebertfest: 13TH

April 21
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
+ Google Map

Date/Time(s): Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10:30am Seating: General Admission Tickets: $15 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)     13TH 2016 100 min Rated (TV) MA Special guest: Ava DuVernay, director Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary 13th refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads ‘Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United…

Find out more »

20th Annual Ebertfest: DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST

April 21
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
+ Google Map

Date/Time(s): Saturday, April 21, 2018, 2:30am Seating: General Admission Tickets: $15 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)     DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST 1991 113 min Rated PG Special guest: Julie Dash, director Julie Dash’s ‘Daughters of the Dust’ tells the story of a family of African-Americans who have lived for many years on a Southern offshore island, and of how they come together one day in 1902 to celebrate their ancestors…

Find out more »

20th Annual Ebertfest: RAMBLING ROSE

April 21
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
+ Google Map

Date/Time(s): Saturday, April 21, 2018, 5:30am Seating: General Admission Tickets: $15 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)     RAMBLING ROSE 1991 115 min Rated R Special guest: Martha Coolidge, director Rambling Rose tells the story of a sweet and strange Southern family living in a spacious mansion in 1935 and the troubled teenage girl, Rose (Laura Dern), who comes to live with them. She brings a sharp awareness of carnality under…

Find out more »

THE BIG LEBOWSKI

April 21
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
+ Google Map

Date/Time(s): Saturday, April 21, 2018, 9:30am Seating: General Admission Tickets: $15 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)     THE BIG LEBOWSKI 1998 119 min Rated R Special guest: Jeff Dowd, ‘The Dude’ While sometimes difficult to define, The Big Lebowski’s plot can be summarized as a story about Jeff ‘The Dude’ Lebowski, an out-of-work, laidback…dude, who is mistaken for a millionaire also named Lebowski. What follows are the shenanigans that ensue…

Find out more »

20TH ANNUAL ROGER EBERT’S FILM FESTIVAL PASS

April 22
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 22, 2018

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
+ Google Map

Date/Time(s): Wed-Sun, April 18-22, 2018 - various times Seating: General Admission Passes: $150 each Add’l per-ticket service charges apply: $5 (phone & online only) On-Sale Date: On Sale Now       Also available: Roger Ebert's Film Festival Pass 4-Packs! At $510.00 (plus service charges) for four passes, an Ebertfest Pass 4-Pack saves you 15% off the regular price. Click here to purchase     The College of Media at Illinois presents the 20th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, Wednesday through…

Find out more »

20TH ANNUAL ROGER EBERT’S FILM FESTIVAL

April 22
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 22, 2018

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
+ Google Map

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 7pm THE FUGITIVE     1993 130 mins Rated PG-13 Special guest: Andrew Davis, director Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt led by a seasoned US Marshall. In his 4-star review, Roger Ebert called the film ‘one of the best entertainments of the year, a tense, taut and expert thriller that becomes something more than that, an allegory about an…

Find out more »

20th Annual Ebertfest: RUMBLE: THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD

April 22
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
+ Google Map

Date/Time(s): Sunday, April 22, 2018, 12:00Pm Seating: General Admission Tickets: $15 Standard /$13 Seniors (55 and up) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)     RUMBLE: THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD 2017 103 min Not Rated RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rock the World is a feature documentary about the role of Native Americans in popular music history. Writes Glenn Kenny in his review on rogerebert.com: ‘This movie is about Native Americans (here called ‘Indians’ for reasons that…

Find out more »
May 2018

THE HELP (2011)

May 10
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 days that begins at 12:00am, repeating until May 10, 2018

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
+ Google Map

Date/Time(s): Tue & Thu, May 8 & 10, 2018 – 7pm Seating: General Admission Rating: PG-13 Tickets: $5 On Sale Friday, July 14, 2017 – 10am Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only)     (2 hour 26 min) An aspiring author in the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the lives and perspectives of African American maids. Publishing a book about the white families for which they work and the hardships they go through on a daily basis is…

Find out more »

MY DARLING CLEMENTINE (1946) – News-Gazette Film Series

May 12
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
+ Google Map

Date/Time(s): Sat, May 12, 2018 – 1pm and 7pm Seating: General Admission Rating: PG Tickets: $6    Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On Sale Date: Fri, July 14, 2017 – 10am       (97 min) Wyatt Earp and his brothers Morgan and Virgil ride into Tombstone and leave brother James in charge of their cattle herd. On their return they find their cattle stolen and James dead. Wyatt takes on the job of town marshal, making…

Find out more »
+ Export Events