Feb 3, 2014
6:30 PM ET
New York

See photos from this event.

6:30 pm Champagne Reception
7:15 pm Screening
9:00 pm Q&A
Dessert Reception to Follow

Champagne Piper-Heidsieck, Rooftop Films, and The Paley Center for Media invite you to join director Steve James and New York Times film critic A.O. Scott for an exclusive champagne reception and the New York premiere of Life Itself (a film by Kartemquin), the documentary about film critic Roger Ebert’s life and legacy. 

CNN Films presents a Kartemquin Films and Film Rites Production in association with KatLei Productions.

Photo by Kevin Horan - © Kevin Horan, Courtesy of Sundance Institute

For PATRON supporters, if you wish to attend the program and private reception, please RSVP by January 30 to Chris Chrzanowski at or 212.621.6782.

PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE is sponsored by

Jerome & Christine Ponz

Neil and Virginia Weiss Foundation in Memory of Steven Weiss

PATRON CIRCLE is sponsored by

Richard Kandel through the Theodore & Renee Weiler Foundation

David S. Stone The Smart Family Foundation/Stone & Magnanini Law Firm


© 2014 Compagnie Champenoise. Piper-Heidsieck-Ancienne Maison Heidsieck Fondée en 1785, Piper-Heidsieck® Champagne, Imported by Rémy Cointreau USA, Inc., New York, NY. PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY. Must be 21 or older to attend.


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