Friday May 22, 2020 - Tuesday June 30, 2020
$5 streaming fee

Live Q&A on 5/27 with Chaz Ebert in conversation with director Steve James. Charity is TBD. Q&A’s will begin at 8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT and accessible directly through the page where the film is rented. Questions for the Q&A’s can be submitted to, or you can tweet at us using the hashtag #magnoliadocseries.

Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive producers Martin Scorsese (The Departed) and Steven Zaillian (Moneyball) 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 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.

Rating: R (for brief sexual images/nudity and language.)
Director:  Steve James (II)
Date:  Jul 4, 2014
Starring:  Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Gene Siskel
Runtime:  120 mins
Format: Online streaming
Language: English