In Memoriam 1942 – 2013 “Roger Ebert loved movies.”

RogerEbert.com

Thumb green book poster

Green Book

You may actually find yourself getting a bit choked up by the end, even though you’ve been on this journey countless times before.

Thumb grindelwald poster

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

While the original Harry Potter saga achieved a magnificent balance between the heart-pounding and the thought-provoking, the Fantastic Beasts spin-off universe still struggles to find…

Other Reviews
Review Archives
Thumb xbepftvyieurxopaxyzgtgtkwgw

Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

Other Reviews
Great Movie Archives
Other Articles
Blog Archives
Primary unnamed

"Sembene!" To Screen Around the Country

Samba Gadjigo and Jason Silverman's "Sembene!", a documentary profiling the life of acclaimed Senegalese filmmaker, Ousmane Sembene, will be screening across the country in the coming months. Widely considered the father of African cinema, Sembene passed away two months after his masterwork, "Moolaade" (2004) was screened at Ebertfest in 2007. Roger Ebert wrote that it was "the kind of film that can only be made by a director whose heart is in harmony with his mind."

Here are the confirmed screening dates for "Sembene!" (click on each venue for more info):

Advertisement

February 2nd: University of Colorado, Muenzinger Auditorium in Boulder, Colorado

February 7th, 19th & 21st: Honolulu Museum of Art in Honolulu, Hawaii

February 9thVancity Theater in Vancouver, Canada

February 17th & 19th: Cleveland Museum of Art in Cleveland, Ohio

March 24th: ArtsEmerson in Boston, Massachusetts 

March 24th: DocYard, Brattle Theater in Cambridge Massachusetts 

March 25th & 27th: Sonoma Film Institute in Sonoma, California 

For more information on "Sembene!", visit the film's official site. Click here to read Matt Zoller Seitz's review of the film for RogerEbert.com.

Popular Blog Posts

Who do you read? Good Roger, or Bad Roger?

This message came to me from a reader named Peter Svensland. He and a fr...

In the '90s, Batman was at its best in Mask of the Phantasm

An appreciation of Batman: Mask of the Phantasm as its 25th anniversary approaches.

Reveal Comments
comments powered by Disqus