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Roger Ebert Fellows Preview Ebertfest 2016

Roger Ebert Fellows Preview 2016 Ebertbest

The 2016 Roger Ebert Fellows. (L to R) Ashish Valentine, Shalayne Pulia, Riane Lenzner-White

Roger Ebert Fellows Riane Lenzner-White, Shalayne Pulia, and Ashish Valentine preview the 2016 Ebertfest line-up, what they're excited to see, and what to expect at the festival.

Additional WILL coverage of the 18th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival:

Chaz Ebert discussed Ebertfest and the role of politics and diversity in Hollywood back on March 18 with The 21st. Listen here

Roger Ebert always said he believed that movies were vehicles for empathy, a topic for Ebertfest 2016 panel "Challenging Stigma Through Love, Mercy & The Arts." The 21st talked with panelists about how the arts can combat stigma on April 11, listen here

If you haven’t already, make sure you watch Ebertfest 2016: Center of the Universe as a part of your festival experience. This thirty-minute companion documentary explores the life and legacy of Roger Ebert, the history of Ebertfest and includes a short preview of this year’s event.