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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (121 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Magnolia Pictures, 2014.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Errol Morris, Werner Herzog, Martin Scorsese, Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Stephen Stanton
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Magnolia Pictures in 2014.
Summary, etc.:
Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive producer Martin Scorsese (The Departed) present LIFE ITSELF, a documentary film that recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert ́ a story that is by turns personal, funny, painful, and transcendent.. Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, LIFE ITSELF explores the legacy of Roger Ebert́s life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America.℗. Second Place Winner of Best Documentary from the Indiewire Critics' Poll. Nominated for Best Documentary at the News & Documentary Emmy Awards.. "America's most gladiatorial film critic (those thumbs!) is celebrated with bawdy humor and unabashed heart in Steve James' documentary LIFE ITSELF." - Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Journalism.
Mass media--Study and teaching.
Genre: North American Studies
Documentary films.

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