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Honoring Filmmakers at Ebertfest

Nearly 72 years ago, one of America’s most beloved film critics, Roger Ebert, was born in Urbana, Illinois. After completing college at the University of Illinois, Ebert began his career as a film critic at the Chicago Sun-Times and rose …