Cinedigm, the leading independent streaming company super-serving enthusiast fan bases, announced today that Fandor, the premier destination for cinephiles, will welcome esteemed guest Chaz Ebert to the Fandor Festival Podcast, available starting Feb. 15.
Chaz Ebert is the CEO of Ebert Digital LLC, which publishes the acclaimed movie review site RogerEbert.com. She is also a producer of television and movies and co-founded Ebertfest, also known as Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, at the University of Illinois, celebrating its 22nd year on April 20-23, 2022.
Ebert joins Fandor Festival Podcast hosts Hooman Khalili and Chris Kelly, as well as producer Bryn Nguyen, for discussions about the No Malice Film Contest, dedicated to exploring “the topic of racial healing using the medium of film to harness their creativity and passion”; experiencing the movies together in-person; and memories with late-husband and film critic Roger Ebert.
The upcoming Fandor Festival Podcast episode comes in anticipation of Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, Ebertfest, April 20-23. Heading into its 22nd year, Ebertfest will bring together filmmakers, students, scholars, and cinematic industry leaders for a diverse range of independent, international, and studio film screenings. A highlight of the Ebertfest 2022 line-up will be a 10-piece orchestra accompaniment of a silent, black and white film screening.
The Fandor Festival Podcast is available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, YouTube, and across multiple major podcast platforms. The podcast blends the talents of veteran morning radio personality and film producer Hooman Khalili; entrepreneur, film producer, and former Fandor executive Chris Kelly; and executive producer Bryn Nguyen. Listeners will be able to tune into the Fandor Festival Podcast episode featuring Chaz Ebert starting Feb. 15.
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