Ebert Film Festival adds 6 more films to schedule

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The annual Roger Ebert Film Festival in Champaign has announced six more films completing in this year’s lineup.

The newly booked films include “Disturbing the Peace,” a 2016 documentary about Israeli soldiers and Palestinian fighters who become peace activists, and “Grandma” starring Lily Tomlin.

The 1924 French silent science-fiction movie “L’Inhumaine” is on the program. Other additions are the 1997 film “Eve’s Bayou” and two 2015 movies, “Radical Grace” and “Love & Mercy.”

The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports guest appearances associated with the films will include “Eve’s Bayou” director Kasi Lemmons and “Grandma” director Paul Weitz.

Ebertfest this year runs April 13-17. Festival passes are available now, with individual tickets to go on sale April 1.