By Indiewire | Indiewire April 24, 2007 at 9:45AM
Roger Ebert plans to attend his annual festival for overlooked movies this week, returning to public view for the first time since having cancer surgery. The 64-year-old film critic had surgery June 16 to remove a cancerous growth on his salivary gland. Ebert will watch the ninth annual Overlooked Film Festival, which begins Wednesday night at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, from the audience. AP reports.