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  1. 'Hoop Dreams' Director Steve James to Get Career Tribute at Hot Docs Festival

    9:22 am 1/19/2016

    North America's largest doc festival will also honor the American filmmaker with a movie retrospective. Read more

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  2. Film Center Established at Roger Ebert's Illinois Alma Mater

    8:00 am 4/2/2015

    Chaz Ebert reveals her late husband's posthumous gift of $2.5M to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Read more

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  3. Josh Gad Closes Deal to Play Roger Ebert in 'Russ & Roger'

    3:05 pm 1/15/2015

    Will Ferrell is already attached to portray Russ Meyer in the STX comedy.Read more

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  4. Oscars: Steve James' 'Life Itself' Snubbed 20 Years After Historic 'Hoop Dreams' Omission

    9:38 am 1/15/2015

    The director thinks the documentary rules need to be changed again.Read more

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  5. Oscars: Gene Siskel's Nephew Beats Roger Ebert Doc for Nomination

    9:30 am 1/15/2015

    Charlie Siskel and co-director John Maloof received a best documentary Oscar nomination for 'Finding Vivian Maier,' while Steve James' 'Life Itself' was left out.Read more

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  6. Oscar Snubs: Jennifer Aniston, 'Lego Movie,' 'Selma' Director, More

    6:34 am 1/15/2015

    No nominations for Clint Eastwood or David Oyelowo, and only one nomination for 'Gone Girl' also left Oscar watchers scratching their heads.Read more

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  7. Roger Ebert Doc 'Life Itself' Debuting on CNN Sunday

    1:45 pm 12/31/2014

    The film from director Steve James premiered at SundanceRead more

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  8. Savannah Film Fest: Watch Eight Top Doc Filmmakers Discuss Their 2014 Oscar Contenders

    7:52 am 11/10/2014

    Doc-world veterans Steve James, Robbie Kenner and Charlie Siskel and newcomers Alan Hicks, James Keach, Mike Myers, Gabe Polsky and Jose Antonio Vargas joined THR's Scott Feinberg for an in-depth conversationRead more

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  9. CNN Films, Sierra Tango Team for Deadly Disease Doc

    7:31 am 11/6/2014

    A theatrical release is planned for 2015, followed by broadcast in 2016Read more

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  10. Savannah Film Fest Rebrands Itself as a Must-Stop Destination for Doc Contenders

    11:41 am 10/24/2014

    The fest, which runs from Oct. 25 through Nov. 1, will screen nine top contenders and host eight of their directors for Q&As and a THR-moderated panel on Nov. 1Read more

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