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Documentary Review Roundup: The Case Against 8, Finding Vivian Maier & Mistaken For Strangers

Thanks to Toronto Film Scene and Bloor Hot Docs  I recently had the chance to see a slew of good-to-great documentaries. One of those was the stellar and inspiring… 1,194 more words


Finding Vivian Maier

USA 2013
Directors: John Maloof/Charlie Siskel
DOP: John Maloof
Certificate 12A 84m

In 2007 John Maloof, while trying to find some old photographs of Chicago for a history book he was working on, acquired a box full of film negatives at a thrift auction, unaware at the time of the significance of the images he had inherited. 1,091 more words


Reclusive Photographer & Nanny Vivian Maier

DATELINE: Mystery Revealed

Finding this documentary is jaw-dropping. Accidental young impresario John Maloof writes, directs, photographs, and narrates this film about his discovery of a box of pictures at an auction in 2009. 283 more words

In the spotlight

A day trip to Amsterdam for me would not be complete without a visit to FOAM and next month I’ll be certain to stop by to see the Vivian Maier exhibition. 121 more words


'Finding Vivian Maier'

Enjoyable but this critically well-regarded documentary sadly runs out of steam. For an investigative documentary, finding information about Vivian Maier is relatively too easy. The result is a lack of  cinematic punch. 60 more words

American Film

Finding Vivian Maier (2013) Documentary | Biography | Mystery Film. Directors: John Maloof, Charlie Siskel

Real estate agent, John Maloof explains how a trip to a local auction house, in search for old pictures to use for a book history of his neighborhood, resulted in him bidding and winning a box full of old negatives. 854 more words