Ebert Festival Lineup Includes Hanks, Welles
The lineup for Roger Ebert's Film Festival will include one of Tom Hanks' earliest movies and a classic from Orson Welles.
This year's Ebertfest in Champaign will be April 25 to 29. Ebert announced the lineup on his blog late Tuesday (http://bit.ly/GBleGT ).
The festival will screen Hanks' "Joe Versus the Volcano'' on April 25. Welles' "Citizen Kane'' will be featured on April 29.
Actor and comedian Patton Oswalt will appear at this year's festival. Oswalt will host a screening of `"Kind Hearts and Coronets'' on April 24. A film he starred in, "Big Fan,'' will be shown on April 26.
Tickets for Ebert's annual festival go on sale April 2 at the Virginia Theater in Champaign. Most festival passes are already sold.