The film’s premise is simple yet made suspenseful with a 21st Century twist.
LONDON was one of Roger’s favorite cities and he would have been thrilled to know that the Steve James directed documentary about him, "Life Itself," will be debuting there this week as the opening film of the Dogwoof Weekender.
Dogwoof is a prestigious distributor of independent films celebrating its tenth anniversary as a distributor. Since 2004, it has released over 120 films, including independent films that have won or been nominated for Oscars or BAFTA awards like "The Act of Killing," "Restrepo," And "Blackfish."
"Life Itself" and five other films being distributed by Dogwoof will be exhibited at the ICA. The Institute of Contemporary Art was founded in 1946 by a group of artists, and continues its support of vibrant artistic exchange in the UK. Dogwoof is throwing itself a birthday bash at the ICA from September 26-28 (called Dogwoof Weekender), and chose to open with what it calls “the highly anticipated” showing of LIFE ITSELF on September 26.
Roger had a love affair with London, stemming from his first visit there in 1966 after studying abroad in Cape Town, South Africa on a Rotary fellowship. His book “THE PERFECT LONDON WALK” is still considered an eccentric masterpiece of a tour guide. Read Katie Engelhart’s review of it at Slate.com here.
To read more about Dogwoof Weekender, or if you are in London, and want to buy a ticket, click here.
Below is an updated list of the various venues where "Life Itself" can currently be found. You can see the film either in theaters, which are all listed below, or on Video on Demand and other online platforms like iTunes. If you have any questions, go to Magpictures.com/LifeItself. Or go to #EbertMovie and #LifeItself at Kartemquin Films.
THEATERS NOW PLAYING:
Ann Arbor, MI: Quality 16
Batavia, IL: Randall 16
Bay City, MI: Bay City 8
Boulder, CO: International Film Series
Canton Township, MI: Canton Cinema 7
Cambridge, ON - TIFF Film Circuit
Columbia, MO: Forum 8
Edmonton, AB: Metro Cinema
Gloucester, MA: Cape Ann Community Cinema
Goshen, IN: Goshen Art House
Grand Haven, MI: Grand Haven 9
Grand Rapids, MI: Celebration Cinema Woodland
Jackson, MI: Jackson 10
Jefferson City, MO: Capital 8
Kalamazoo, MI: Kalamazoo 10
Lafayette, IN: Eastside 10
Lambertville, NJ: ACME
New York, NY: Symphony Space Inc
Noblesville, IN: Hamilton 16 Imax
Okemos, MI: Studio C!
Oswego, IL: Kendall 10
Peoria, IL: Willow Knolls 14
Portage, IN: Portage 16
Rehoboth Beach, DE: Rehoboth Beach Film Society
Saginaw, MI: Quality 10
Savoy, IL: Savoy 16
Tunkhannock, PA: Dietrich Theatre
W. Lafayette, IN: Wabash Landing
Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Cinematheque
Worcester, MA: Cinema 320
Chatham, MA: Chatham Orpheum Theater
Homer, AK: Homer Family Theater
Florence, OR: City Lights Cinemas
Winchester, VA: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema 8-Winchester
Ashland, OR: Varsity Theatre 5
Long Beach, CA: Art Theater
Stouffville, ON – TIFF Film Circuit
Bismarck, ND: Grand 15
Halifax, NS: Carbon Arc Cinema
Gloucester, MA: Cape Ann Community Cinema
Houston, TX: 14 Pews Theatre
Lake Placid, NY: Lake Placid Center for the Arts
Taos, NM: Taos Community Auditorium
Annapolis Royal, NS: TIFF Film Circuit
Trail, BC: TIFF Film Circuit
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Cinema
Gravenhurst, ON: TIFF Film Circuit
Macon, GA: Douglass Theatre
Nyack, NY: Rivertown Film Society
Point Arena, CA: Arena
Salmon Arm, BC: TIFF Film Circuit
Vernon, BC: Vernon Film Society
Rockland, ME: Strand Theatre
Kamloops, BC: TIFF Film Circuit
Potsdam, NY: Roxy 4
Belleville, ON: TIFF Film Circuit
Erie, PA: Erie Art Museum
Kearney, NE: World Theatre
Duncan, BC: TIFF Film Circuit
Flint, MI: Flint Institute of Arts
Suttons Bay, MI: The Bay Theatre
Rochester, NY: Dryden Theatre
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