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    Magnolia Acquires Roger Ebert Documentary 'Life Itself' for U.S. Theatrical Release

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. distribution rights, VOD and home entertainment rights to "Life Itself," the documentary based on Roger Ebert's autobiography which premiered recently at the Sundance Film Festival.

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    Roger Ebert's Widow Reveals That the Critic Wanted Philip Seymour Hoffman to Play Him in a Film

    Fresh off of world premiering to rave responses at the Sundance Film Festival, Steve James' moving Roger Ebert documentary "Life Itself" screened last night at New York City's Paley Center, at an event hosted by Rooftop Films and Champagne Piper-Heidsieck. Ebert's widow, Chaz Ebert, was on hand, alo...

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    Confessions Of A Sundance Juror

    I got to experience this year’s Sundance Film Festival in a way few others did: as a member of the U.S. Dramatic Competition jury. It was a great experience, challenging at times but definitely worthwhile.

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    Indiewire Announces Finalists For 2014 Indiewire | Sundance Institute Fellowship For Film Criticism

    Faced with over 450 applications, it was a painfully tough decision to whittle our list down to six finalists, but we couldn’t be happier with caliber of the accepted critics, whose names we’re excited to unveil today.

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    Cartoonist Draws Charming Tribute To Independent Theaters Using Text From Roger Ebert's Memoir

    Gavin Aung Than, a freelance cartoonist based in Melbourne Australia, has drawn a touching web cartoon tribute to independent film houses and film critic Roger Ebert. The piece follows an enthusiastic filmgoer on frequent visits to an independent movie theater throughout his long life. Than used act...

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    "Roger, this is your happening, and it freaks me out!" Roger Ebert's Life Remembered In Sprawling Chicago Celebration

    Roger Ebert was remembered as a groundbreaking film critic, champion of independent cinema, dedicated journalist, internet pioneer, man of letters, public face of disability, and devoted husband and grandfather at a nearly three-hour memorial tribute in Chicago that included cameos by everyone from ...

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    'Roger could judge a film for what it was': Indie Executives Tell Indiewire Why They Loved Roger Ebert

    Throughout the week, Indiewire will feature remembrances of Roger Ebert from across the industry. Yesterday, we ran thoughts from filmmakers. Today, we're focusing on the indie executives.

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    'Roger Ebert could judge a film for what it was': Indie Executives Tell Indiewire Why They Loved Roger Ebert

    Throughout the week, Indiewire will feature remembrances of Roger Ebert from across the industry. Today, we're focusing on the indie executives.

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    Sony Pictures Classics' Michael Barker Remembers Roger Ebert

    Roger Ebert. Journalist. Film critic. Philosopher. Humorist. Poet of the people. Raconteur. Friend of the artist (make that all artists). Populist intellectual. Humble. Fearless. So, so many stories to tell.

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