The life and career of the renowned film critic and social commentator, Roger Ebert. Directed by Steve James (Hoop Dreams, 1994). Exclusive Singapore premiere. The screening will be preceded by a short Annual General Meeting with SFS audience members.
2 December 2014 (Tuesday), 9:00pm
Golden Village Suntec City 3 Temasek Boulevard #03-373 Suntec City Mall Singapore 038983 (East Atrium, next to Tower 4, Level 3)
Admission for SFS members only -- flash your membership card to go in. You may bring up to 2 guests if you hold a SFS Reel membership card. Non-members may sign up online or at the door -- we will issue membership on the spot. No tickets will be sold. Free seating. Our booth will open from 8:00 - 9:00pm at the venue.
LIFE ITSELF (Singapore Premiere - Screening will be preceded by a short Annual General Meeting with SFS audience members)
Director: Steve James 2014 | USA | Documentary | English 120 minutes | M18: Sexual Scenes and Nudity
Cast: Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Gene Siskel, Martin Scorsese, Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Ramin Bahrani
Synopsis: Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive producers Martin Scorsese and Steven Zaillian 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.