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Roger Ebert (1942-2013)

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    How Ebert Chose His Top 10

    The late critic's wife, Chaz, writes about how Roger chose his annual list, and suggests some films that might have been on it this year.

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    Richard Corliss' Touching Roger Ebert Tribute

    Time's critic says Ebert "went out fighting, and writing."

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    SydneysBuzz Critic Carlos Aguilar is Honored for Sundance by the Roger Ebert Fellowship

    We are very pleased that our own Carlos Aguilar has been selected as IndieWire announces finalists for the 2014 IndieWire | Sundance Institute Fellowship For Film Criticism.

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    Steve James Promises Surprises in Roger Ebert Documentary 'Life Itself,' Set to Premiere (and Livestream) at Sundance 2014 (EXCLUSIVE)

    The critic Roger Ebert was a fixture at Sundance, such a fixture that the towing of Ebert’s car on once-sleepy Main Street in Park City years back was bellweather evidence that Sundance was outgrowing its ski town origins. Now, nine months after Ebert’s death from cancer in April, "Life Itself," the...

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    Why Do Filmmakers Pick Indiegogo Over Kickstarter? Roger Ebert Doc Latest to Head to the Crowdfunding Site

    The latest high-profile project to take the crowdfunding route is the Roger Ebert documentary "Life Itself," to be directed by Steve James ("Hoop Dreams," "The Interrupters") and executive produced by Martin Scorsese. But unlike Spike Lee, Zach Braff or the "Veronica Mars" project, "Life Itself," ba...

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    Indiewire and Sundance Institute Announce Fellowship for Six Aspiring Film Critics to Cover the 2014 Sundance Film Festival

    Aspiring film critics, take note! The Sundance Institute and Indiewire are now accepting entries through October 31 for their first partnered Fellowship for Film Criticism. Six fellows will receive a grant for expenses and other support to attend and cover the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, running Ja...

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    Watch the Toronto Film Festival's Moving Tribute to Roger Ebert

    Watch the Toronto Film Festival's Moving Tribute to Roger Ebert

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    Toronto to Open with Film Tribute to Roger Ebert

    This year's TIFF, which kicks off September 5, will open Thursday night with a film tribute to Roger Ebert (1942-2013). Toronto credits Ebert's presigious attendance in helping the festival grow from "a bootstrap operation to the unofficial opener to Academy Awards season."

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    A 500 Thumb Salute to Roger Ebert at Cannes

    A 500 Thumb Salute to Roger Ebert at Cannes

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    American Cinematheque Honors Roger Ebert With Film Series

    "The Great Movies" kicks off on May 24th with a 70mm screening of Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo."

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