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Kanopy Documentary: Life Itself – The Life of Roger Ebert (2014, R)
August 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Release Date: 2014
Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive producer Martin Scorsese (The Departed) present LIFE ITSELF, a documentary film that recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert – a story that is by turns personal, funny, painful, and transcendent.
Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, LIFE ITSELF explores the legacy of Roger Ebert’s life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America.
Second Place Winner of Best Documentary from the Indiewire Critics’ Poll. Nominated for Best Documentary at the News & Documentary Emmy Awards.
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