Matt writes: Passes for the 22nd installment of Roger Ebert's Film Festival, a.k.a. Ebertfest, in Champaign, Illinois, will go on sale the day after Halloween: Friday, November 1st. Ebertfest 2020 will run from Wednesday, April 15th, through Saturday, April 18th, at the Virginia Theatre and is guaranteed to be an unmissable event for movie lovers of all ages.
Matt writes: Labor Day weekend has kicked off the official start of awards season, with film festivals in Venice and Telluride currently underway and Toronto following close behind on September 5th. Go to RogerEbert.com over the next couple weeks for our daily dispatches, beginning with Glenn Kenny's coverage of the Venice Film Festival, including his enticing preview and review of Roman Polanski's latest film, "J'Accuse."