2012 Ebertfest coverage

2012 Ebertfest coverage

Here's where we will collect links to coverage of Roger Ebert's 2012 Film Festival.

Added April 30, 8 a.m.: Melissa Merli's story about the concluding day of the festival.

Added April 29, 6 p.m.: Merli's blog about Jeff Nichols, Michael Shannon and "Take Shelter."

Added April 29, 8 a.m.: Merli's story about Todd Rendleman and his book analyzing Ebert's film criticism.

Added April 28, 10:30 p.m.: Merli's coverage of the screening and discussion of "Higher Ground."

Added April 28, 10:30 p.m.: Merli's story about "A Separation."

Added April 27, 9 p.m.: Here's a video of the Alloy Orchestra.

Added April 27, 8:10 p.m.: Merli blogs about the Alloy Orchestra's collection of short films.

Added April 27, 1:30 p.m.: In case you missed it, here is Patton Oswalt's blog post about not being able to make it this year. (Warning: there's language, if you're sensitive to that kind of thing.)

Added April 27, noon: Merli blogs about Raymond C. Lambert and "Phunny Business: A Black Comedy," a documentary detailing the trials of his Chicago comedy club.

Added April 27, 8 a.m.: Merli's coverage of Alrick Brown's discussion of "Kinyarwanda."

Added April 26, 9:20 p.m.: An unabashed appreciation for the theater and the audience at Ebertfest from one of Ebert's correspondents.

Added April 26, 12:30 p.m.: Merli blogs about the first day, including cinematographer Stephen Goldblatt's appearance for "Joe vs. the Volcano."

Added April 26, 12:55 a.m.: Merli blogs about Patton Oswalt's work forcing cancellation of his appearances. 

Added April 25, 9:45 p.m.: Merli's story about the opening reception for the festival.

Added April 25, 11:10 p.m.: University of Illinois journalism students' video on the opening reception.

Added April 25, 11:10 p.m.: Here's a gallery of photos from the opening reception 


Here's the festival's website.

Here's Ebert's website. Here's his Twitter feed.

Here's Merli's opening day story.

Here's the schedule of movies.

Here's the schedule of discussions on the University of Illinois campus.

Merli's story about Kelechi Ezie is here.

Here's the Patton Oswalt story from e3 magazine.

Merli wrote about Jeff Nichols and his film, "Take Shelter."

Merli wrote about Prashant Bhargava and his movie "Patang."

Merli also will be blogging throughout the festival here.