Life Itself to open Hamptons SummerDocs series

Life Itself will open the 2014 SummerDocs series hosted by the Hamptons International Film Festival. Actor and Hamptons Film Festival Honorary Chairman Emeritus Alec Baldwin will lead a conversation with Roger Ebert's widow Chaz Ebert as part of the screening, which takes place on June 21 at Guild Hall in East Hampton, NY. Get more details and read the news in the Hollywood Reporter. Earlier today at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Life Itself Director Steve James and Chaz Ebert were in conversation with TIFF Documentary Programmer Thom Powers (all pictured) at the American Pavillion, discussing the film and Roger Ebert's legacy following the film's acclaimed screening at Cannes on Monday May 19th. View more photos of Chaz and the filmmakers celebrating their memorable night. Life Itself next screens at Documentary Edge Festival, Sydney Film Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest, AFI Docs, and Nantucket Film Festival. In the USA, it will be released in multiple theaters nationwide and on video on demand on July 4th. You can discuss the film on Facebook and Twitter.