An article about Kartemquin's timely ten-part docuseries "America to Me" currently streaming for free on Starz.
An updated article about the "Life Itself" virtual Q&A Wednesday, May 27th, with added musical guest Clem Snide and moderator Scott Mantz as part of Magnolia Pictures' Favorite Docs Series.
Matt writes: Steve James' acclaimed 2014 documentary "Life Itself," chronicling the life and legacy of our site's co-founder, Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert, premiered in virtual cinemas this past Friday as part of Magnolia Pictures' new screening series entitled, "A Few of Our Favorite Docs." Each of the films will have a virtual Q&A on the Wednesday following their premiere, while ten percent of the ticket sales will be donated to a charity of the filmmakers' choice. One of the subjects in "Life Itself", RogerEbert.com publisher Chaz Ebert, will take part in a virtual Q&A with Steve James TOMORROW, May 27th.
Chaz Ebert reports on the Cannes premieres of "Foxcatcher," "The Homesman," "Mr. Turner," and "The Wonders," while offering an extended report on the emotional screening of "Life Itself."
An article about Steve James' documentary about acclaimed film critic Roger Ebert, "Life Itself," screening in virtual cinemas on Friday, May 22nd, as part of Magnolia Pictures' favorite documentary series.
An interview with director Rob Garver about his Pauline Kael documentary, What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael.
Chaz Ebert celebrated her birthday by honoring Victory Gardens Theater in October 2019.
An article about the Chicago Stories Gala presented by Victory Gardens Theater on October 5th, 2019, showcasing debuting playwrights Chaz Ebert and Stacy Janiak, honoring Justina Machado and Phillipa Soo and featuring presenter Steve James, among others.
An article about "Life Itself" being included in IndieWire's Critics Survey selecting the best biographical documentaries ever made.