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Toronto Film Fest Sets Industry Conference Panels on Brexit, Gender Bias

'Hoop Dreams' director Steve James will also headline the festival's doc conference.

‘Hoop Dreams’ Director Steve James to Get Career Tribute at Hot Docs Festival

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

Josh Gad Closes Deal to Play Roger Ebert in ‘Russ & Roger’

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

Film Center Established at Roger Ebert’s Illinois Alma Mater

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

Oscars: Gene Siskel’s Nephew Beats Roger Ebert Doc for Nomination

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.

Oscars: Steve James’ ‘Life Itself’ Snubbed 20 Years After Historic ‘Hoop Dreams’ Omission

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

Oscar Snubs: Jennifer Aniston, ‘Lego Movie,’ ‘Selma’ Director, More

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

Roger Ebert Doc ‘Life Itself’ Debuting on CNN Sunday

The film from director Steve James premiered at Sundance

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

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 conversation

CNN Films, Sierra Tango Team for Deadly Disease Doc

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

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

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. 1

8 Sundance Movies Now on Screens

"Obvious Child," Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler’s rom-com parody "They Came Together" and the Roger Ebert documentary "Life Itself" are just some of the titles that debuted at the indie-film showcase in January and are now in theaters and on demand.