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    'Life Itself' Director Steve James Explains Why Roger Ebert Deserved a Documentary

    James spoke with Indiewire about his initial reservations with the material and why not every detail made the cut.

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    Life Itself

    ‘Life Itself’ is the story of a born journalist who had a profound impact on popular culture, and then made an even greater contribution when he was robbed of his ability to speak.

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    Remembering Roger Ebert…With His Wife Chaz

    What makes ‘Life Itself’ so impressive is the way Roger and Chaz Ebert opened themselves up to documentarian Steve James during and after Roger’s penultimate hospital stay in Chicago.

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    The 7 Most Wonderful Things Chaz Ebert Said About Roger Ebert at a 'Life Itself' Screening

    New York's Museum of the Moving Image held a screening of "Life Itself," the documentary focusing on late film critic Roger Ebert, followed by a chat with his wife Chaz Ebert, film critic Scott Foundas and filmmaker Ramin Bahrani.

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    Chaz Ebert Will Host a Google Hangout in Honor of Roger Ebert's Birthday and the Upcoming 'Life Itself'

    In honor of the late Roger Ebert's birthday June 18, Chaz Ebert, along with RogerEbert.com, will host a Google Hangout in honor of the renowned film critic's life.

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    WATCH: [And Weep] As the Film Industry Remembers the Late Roger Ebert, Beloved 'Soldier of Cinema' in "Life Itself" Trailer

    It's about time Magnolia released a trailer for "Life Itself." Marketing strategies aside Ebert's memory belongs just as much to filmgoers as it does to the film industry.

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    AFI Docs To Bookend Fest With 'Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey' & Ebert Doc, 'Life Itself'

    AFI Docs will open and close this year's installment of the festival with two character studies: "Holbrook/Twain: An American Odyssey" and "Life Itself."

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    Roger Ebert Documentary 'Life Itself' Gets a Poster

    Although "Life Itself," the documentary about the career and life of legendary film critic Roger Ebert, first showed at Sundance in January, a poster for the film was released earlier today. "Life Itself" opens in theaters on July 4.

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    Can Ebertfest Survive Without Roger Ebert? This Year, An Answer

    If last year's Ebertfest was a memorial to the late great Roger Ebert, this year was a rebirth of sorts.

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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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