The Daily Illini

Couple collects tokens, memories at Roger Ebert’s Film Festival

Diane and Gary Stensland of Urbana showcase their memorabilia from past Roger Ebert’s Film Festivals. Together, the couple has attended 12 Ebertfests and plan on attending this year’s Festival.

By Annabeth Carlson

April 22, 2014

In Diane and Gary Stensland’s Urbana home, stacks of books with topics ranging from Abraham Lincoln to weather are found in every room, and photographs of their family, friends and travels paper the walls. Diane and Gary are just shy of 70 years old, and these items tell the story of their life. One...