WHO’S IN IT?
(as themselves) Roger Ebert , Gene Siskel, Chaz Ebert, Martin Scorsese, Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Ava DuVernay, Ramin Bahrani, Stephen Stanton, Marlene Siskel, A.O. Scott, William Nack
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Steve James (Hoop Dreams), director, producer, editor; Garrett Basch (Welcome to the Rileys) and Zak Piper (The Interrupters), producers; Joshua Abrams (The Trials of Muhammad Ali), composer; Dana Kupper (Stevie), cinematographer; David E. Simpson (5 Girls), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Director Steve James recaps the amazing life story of esteemed film critic and writer Roger Ebert, from his dominance in the reviewing circuit along with fellow critic Gene Siskel and his Pulitzer Prize-winning pieces on film and social commentary, to his highly-publicised illness and how he continued to push forward despite it…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A loving tribute to perhaps the greatest film critic who ever lived (and one who even the people behind Film Feeder can never hold a candle to despite our best efforts), Life Itself is a must-see for any hardcore film fanatic and anyone who in general was inspired by the wisdom and intelligence of the late, great Roger Ebert.