Eric Pierson, PhD, at Roger Ebert Film Festival

Thursday, April 22, 2010

WICD ABC 15--Champaign-Thousands of film lovers head to Champaign-Urbana for the 12th Annual Roger Ebert Film Festival. The film festival kicks off Wednesday night at the Virginia Theater downtown Champaign. News Channel Fifteen caught up with a few of Ebert’s VIP guests known as the “far-flung foreign correspondents”. The group talks about films over the internet. Members of the group are from all over the world and Ebert sent them to one of his favorite places Champaign for their first meal in town- Steak N’ Shake. Members of the group had never eaten at the restaurant before everyone gave it “two thumbs up” See the video

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