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Where to Find 'Life Itself' in Theaters and VOD

"LIFE ITSELF," continues to be one of  the best-reviewed movies in America! Steve James’ acclaimed documentary about Roger Ebert has something for everyoneit is wise, funny, poignant, real, magical and above all, just like the man himself! You can see it either in theaters, which are all listed below, or on Video on Demand and other online platforms like iTunes. And if you have any questions, go to Or go to #EbertMovie and #LifeItself at Kartemquin Films.

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Google Play
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Albany, CA: Albany Twin
Albuquerque, NM: Guild
Ambler, PA: Ambler Theatre
Amherst, MA: Amherst Cinema Arts Center 3
Asheville, NC: Carolina Asheville 14
Atlanta, GA: Midtown Art Cinemas 8
Austin, TX: Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline
Baltimore, MD: Charles Theatre
Bellingham, WA: Pickford Film Center 3
Bethlehem, PA: ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks
Beverly Hills, CA: Music Hall
Boise, ID: The Flicks 4
Bryn Mawr, PA: Bryn Mawr Film Institute
Chalmette, LA: Chalmette Cinemas 6
Champaign, IL: Virginia Theatre
Cleveland Heights, OH: Cedar Lee Theatres
Columbia, MO: Ragtag Cinema
Columbus, IN: YES Cinemas
Columbus, OH: Gateway Film Center 8
Corvallis, OR: Darkside Cinema 4
Cupertino, CA: Bluelight Cinemas
Danvers, MA: Hollywood Hits
Denver, CO: Sie Film Center
Des Moines, IA: Varsity Theatre
Duluth, MN: Zinema 2
Eugene, OR: Bijou Art Cinema
Gainesville, FL: Hippodrome - Gainesville
Grand Rapids, MI: Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts
Grand Rapids, MI: Celebration Cinema Woodland
Greensboro, NC: Carousel 15
Hartford, CT: Real Art Ways Cinema
Houston, TX: Sundance Cinemas Houston
Indianapolis, IN: Keystone Art Cinema 7
Iowa City, IA: FilmScene
Ithaca, NY: Cinemapolis 5
Kansas City, MO: Tivoli @ Manor Square
La Jolla, CA: Arclight La Jolla 14
Little Rock, AR: Riverdale 10
London, ON: London Hyland
Louisville, KY: Village Cinema 8
Memphis, TN: Studio on the Square 5
Miami Beach, FL: Miami Beach Cinematheque
Milwaukee, WI: Oriental Theatre
Missoula, MT: Wilma Four
Montreal, QC: Cinema Du Parc
Nashville, TN: Belcourt Theatre
Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Omaha, NE: Film Streams at the Ruth Sokolof Theater
Ouray, CO: Wright Opera House
Patchogue, NY: Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center
Peoria, IL: Peoria Theater 10 @ Landmark
Phoenix, AZ: FilmBar
Pittsburgh, PA: Regent Square Theater
Plymouth, MA: Plimoth Cinema 2
Port Townsend, WA: Rose Twin
Portland, OR: Living Room 6
Rocky Hill, NJ: Montgomery 6
Sag Harbor, NY: Sag Harbor Cinemas
Salem, MA: Cinema Salem 3
Salem, OR: Salem Cinema
Salt Lake City, UT: Tower Theatre
San Francisco, CA: Roxie
San Luis Obispo, CA: Palm Cinema
Santa Fe, NM: CCA Cinematheque
Santa Rosa, CA: Summerfield Cinemas 5
Sarasota, FL: Burns Court
Seattle, WA: Sundance Cinemas Seattle
Sedona, AZ: Mary D. Fisher Theatre
Shreveport, LA: Robinson Film Center 2
Spokane, WA: Magic Lantern Theatre
St. Helena, CA: Cameo Cinema
State College, PA: State Theatre
Tallahassee, FL: Tallahassee Film Society / All Saints Cinema
Tampa, FL: Tampa Theatre
Three Rivers, MI: Riviera Theatre
Toronto, ON: TIFF Bell Lightbox
Tucson, AZ: The Loft Cinema
Tulsa, OK: Circle Cinema
Vancouver, WA: Kiggins
Victoria, BC: The Vic
Waterloo, ON: Princess Cinema
Waterloo, ON: Princess Twin
West Hollywood, CA: Sundance Sunset Cinemas



Athens, OH: Athena Cinema 3
Bend, OR: Tin Pan Theater
Concord, NH: Red River 3
Damariscotta, ME: Lincoln
Durango, CO: Animas City Theatre
Eugene, OR: Bijou Metro
Fort Wayne, IN: Fort Wayne Cinema Center
Gulf Breeze, FL: Gulf Breeze Movies 4
Lake Oswego, OR: New Lake Cinema 2
Lancaster, PA: Zoetropolis
Larkspur, CA: Lark Theatre
Manlius, NY: Manlius Cinema
Montgomery, AL: Capri Community Film Society
Newburgh, NY: AJ Downing Film Center
Ogden, UT: Art House Cinema 502
Point Richmond, CA: Magick Lantern
San Francisco, CA: 4 Star Theatre
Sisters, OR: Sisters Movie House 4
Yellow Springs, OH: Little Art Theatre


Sacramento, CA: Crest Theatre


Wilmington, NC: Thalian Hall


Langley, WA: Clyde
Montreal, QC: Centre PHI


Geneva, NY: Smith Opera House


Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Cinema
Moscow, ID: Kenworthy Performing Arts Center
Three Oaks, MI: Vickers Theatre


Birmingham, AL: Edge 12
Evansville, IN: Showplace South 7
Fresno, CA: Fresno Filmworks c/o Tower Theatre
Hilo, HI: Palace Theatre
Hunter, NY: The Mountain
Lake Worth, FL: Lake Worth Playhouse
New Orleans, LA: Indywood Theatre
Olympia, WA: Olympia Film SocietyCapitol Theatre
Saskatoon, SK: The Roxy
Williamstown, MA: Images Cinema


Fredonia, NY: Fredonia Opera House
Madison, WI: UW-Madison Cinematheque


Wilmington, DE: Theatre N at Nemours


Brunswick, ME: Frontier Cafe


Boulder, CO: Boedecker Theater
Jefferson City, MO: Capitol City Cinema
Utica, NY: Munson Cinema


Honolulu, HI: Honolulu Museum of Art
Mesilla, NM: Fountain Theatre
New Haven, CT: Criterion Cinemas 7
New London, CT: Garde Arts Center
Portland, ME: Portland Museum of Art
St Johnsbury, VT: Catamount Film & Arts Ctr


Chicago, IL: Beverly Arts Center of Chicago


Kenosha, WI: University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Rosendale, NY: Rosendale Theatre
Taos, NM: Harwood Museum of Art


Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Theater
Atlanta, GA: Sandy Springs 8


Downers Grove, IL: Tivoli Theatre


Indian Lake, NY: Indian Lake Theater
Torrance, CA: Rolling Hills 20


Blacksburg, VA: Lyric Theatre
Mount Vernon, WA: Lincoln Theatre
Nevada City, CA: Nevada Theatre
Portsmouth, NH: Music Hall


Tacoma, WA: Grand Cinema 4


Toronto, ON: Bloor Hot Docs Cinema


Chicago, IL: Gene Siskel Film Center
Notre Dame, IN: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


Shepherdstown, WV: Opera House Theatre


Seattle, WA: SIFF Film Center
Williamsburg, VA: Kimball Theatre 2


Lincoln, NE: Mary R. Ross Film Theater
Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Cinematheque


Edmonton, AB: Metro Cinema


Thunder Bay, ON: Thunder Bay SilverCity (TIFF Film Circuit)


Gloucester, MA: Cape Ann Community Cinema


Boulder, CO: International Film Series


Tunkhannock, PA: Dietrich Theatre


Rehoboth Beach, DE: Rehoboth Beach Film Society


Winchester, VA: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema 8-Winchester


Bismarck, ND: Grand 15


Lake Placid, NY: Lake Placid Center for the Arts


Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Cinema


Nyack, NY: Rivertown Film Society


Salmon Arm, BC: TIFF Film Circuit


Vernon, BC: TIFF Film Circuit


Duncan, BC: TIFF Film Circuit

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