The event will be hosted by the site’s editor-in-chief Matt Zoller Seitz and will include guests such as Steve James, director of the Ebert documentary “Life Itself,” members of the Ebert Club and Indiegogo supporters of the movie. The hangout will include discussions about movies, the film critic’s life, his lasting influence and the release of the documentary film. Participants will have the chance to win some major prizes, including an invite to the Los Angeles, New York or Chicago premiere of “Life Itself.”
The Hangout will take place live from Los Angeles on the morning of June 18 at 11:00 AM Pacific. “Life Itself” will have a limited release on July 4.