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Roger Ebert (1942-2013)

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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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    Roger Ebert To be Honored With Posthumous Award From Sundance Institute

    The Vanguard Leadership Award in Memoriam will be presented to Ebert's wife Chaz at benefit in Los Angeles.

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    Happy Friday: Watch Tilda Swinton's Ebertfest 2013 Dance Party

    The marvelous and flawless Tilda Swinton alongside the late Roger Ebert's wife, Chaz led a dance party to Barry White at this year's Ebertfest.

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    Tilda Swinton Dancing to Barry White at EbertFest 2013

    Ladies and gentlemen, as far as I'm concerned, this was the emotional highlight of EbertFest 2013.

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    Keeping It All in the Family: Ebertfest 2013, Day Two

    This isn't a film festival. It's a film seance.

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