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#420 November 23, 2021

Matt writes: As an executive producer of Rebecca Hall's directorial debut, "Passing," publisher Chaz Ebert penned a personal essay entitled "The Freedom to Pass," in which she details how the film connects with her own first-hand observations.

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The Freedom to Pass

An essay on Rebecca Hall's film "Passing," and the phenomenon of choosing to live as a different race other than the one prescribed by society penned by its executive producer, Chaz Ebert.

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#419 November 9, 2021

Matt writes: After a prolonged hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chicago Critics Film Festival finally returns to the Music Box Theatre from Friday, November 12th, through Sunday, November 14th.

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#416 September 28, 2021

Matt writes: On September 19th at Navy Pier's Chicago Shakespeare Theater, publisher Chaz Ebert was thrilled to present the work of ten remarkable filmmakers, ages 11-21, who are the winners of The No Malice Film Contest, presented by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation (ALPLF), The Roger and Chaz Ebert Foundation, and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

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#414 August 31, 2021

Matt writes: Last week, publisher Chaz Ebert announced that this year's installment of Ebertfest, which was originally scheduled to run from September 8th through the 11th, will be postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The new dates for the festival will be April 20th through the 23rd in 2022.

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#412 August 3, 2021

Matt writes: publisher Chaz Ebert recently announced that Oscar-nominated French Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve will receive the TIFF Ebert Director Award at the 2021 TIFF Tribute Awards, which will take place during the 46th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival in September.