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Learning from Vivian Maier #5: Acknowledge your own

For me, the key to Vivian Maier’s story is not her posthumous success. Her visual work is there for us to see and to remind ourselves of what… 177 more words



I wrote about photographers in the movies for the Telegraph website, to tie in with the UK release of the documentary Finding Vivian Maier. My first draft, however, didn’t go to plan; what I wrote turned into a sort of review, or at least a collection of thoughts inspired by the film, instead of the more general piece I’d had in mind. 956 more words


Finding Vivian Maier

Image source: Vivian Maier 

Has anyone noticed Western culture’s return to the streets? From the style a smart phone can capture and upload to Instagram to cyclical circus performances (i.e. 253 more words

New York

Review: Finding Vivian Maier


Finding Vivian Maier is a curious little documentary, shedding light on an undiscovered artist, without really answering any of its own questions. What made this Chicago nanny more Brassaï than Poppins? 210 more words

David Rank

Finding Vivian Maier (2013)

USA 2013

Directors: John Maloof & Charlie Siskel

Writers: John Maloof & Charlie Siskel

Runtime: 87 mins

A fascinating portrait of a ‘lost’ street photographer – but not the full story… 903 more words

English Language

Finding Vivian Maier

Finding Vivian Maier

Directed by Charlie Siskel and John Maloof

USA, 2013

Cornerhouse, 20 July 2014

An interesting documentary, its subject a woman who worked as a nanny and took thousands and thousands of photographs, the negatives found in storage lockers after her death. 189 more words

Film Review

Finding Vivian Maier

Finding Vivian Maier is John Maloof and Charlie Siskel’s fascinating documentary exploring the mysterious life of the secretive Chicago street photographer. This is my long interview with Siskel, timed for the film’s theatrical release. 8 more words