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Virtual Screening: Life Itself

Directed by Steve James. United States. 2014. NR. 120 minutes. Magnolia Pictures. Digital.

About the Film

Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, Life Itself explores the impact and legacy of Roger Ebert’s life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America.


“If you aren’t moved by Life Itself, you ought to have your heart examined.”

– Washington Post

“An inspiring documentary for critics, and anyone who loves cinema.”

– Guardian



Stream this film for $5. A portion of your ticket supports the Colonial Theatre.