9Fest was created as a contest to stimulate and bring together new and established filmmakers to join together and
change the world. 9Fest was tailored to make thoughts, stories, protests complete and presentable in films 9 minutes or less.
Shooting films is great in itself, but you need venues, outlets and internet to have your works seen. And it always helps to propel
your film, if a film critic takes critical notice of your film and blesses it. Roger Ebert was the world’s most famous critic. His
insight, love for film, and ability to connect film to people, society, culture was unique. His wife Chaz Ebert, wrote the following
blog, to show the impact of film.