Roger Ebert's Overlooked Film Festival


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Primary Sponsor
The News-Gazette
Founding Sponsor, $5,000
American Airlines/ American Eagle
Chicago Sun-Times
Roger and Chaz Ebert
Trustee and Mrs. Roger Plummer, Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
President and Mrs. James Stukel, University of Illinois 
Office of the Chancellor, UIUC
Northwest Airlines
Gold Sponsor, $2,500
Betsy Hendrick
Champaign-Urbana Convention & Visitors Bureau
Dennis Toeppen
Silver Sponsor, $1,000
The Busey Family of Financial Services
Dr. Brand Fortner, chairman, Fortner Software LLC
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Israel
Roger and Marsha Woodbury
Patron, $500
Neil and Debra Blum
Michele Thompson
Festival Friends, $499 and below
Tom Bearrows
Pat Casey
Alice Chou
Linda and Dave Clark
Howard Friedman
Fred and Donna Giertz
Rodney Grimaldi
Martha Palit
Maud and Adam Plummer
Louis and Sandy Rice
George and Pamela Singleton
That's Rentertainment
Judy Thompson
David and Donna Whitehill
Sharon Shavitt and Steven Zimmerman
Gifts in Kind
Adventure Travel, Inc.
Robert Baird, Web Site Designer
C & U Poster Advertising Co.
Champaign Park District | The Virginia Theatre
Champaign-Urbana MTD
Daily Illini
Nancy Loch, Designer
The Holiday Inn Urbana (reservations)
Micro-Film: The Magazine of Personal Cinema in Action
Net66 web hosting
News Talk 1400/ Lite Rock 97.5
The Octopus
The Planet, 107.1
Radisson Suite Hotel Champaign (reservations)
WCIA Channel 3 CBS
WWHP 98.3
WICD Channel 15 NBC
WILL Channel 12 PBS
Interested parties should contact Melissa McKillip
at 217-244-0552, fax 217-333-9882, or

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