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FINDING VIVIAN MAIER (DIR. JOHN MALOOF & CHARLIE SISKEL, USA, 2014) - REVIEW

There is something brilliantly magnetic and potent about seeing photographic stills on the cinema screen. For those brief few moments, time seems to stand still as we take in the details of the scene – almost, perhaps, more powerful than examining a photograph in real life. 585 more words

USA

Finding Vivian Maier (2014) John Maloof and Charlie Siskel

It takes a certain quality to be street photographer. You need to get close enough to your subject in order to capture that decisive moment, yet manage to remain elusive, almost invisible to all. 793 more words

Documentary

REVIEW: Finding Vivian Maier

After “Searching for Sugar Man” won the Oscar, it seems only natural that distributors would begin searching for more artist biography-cum-investigative journey documentaries to exhibit.   355 more words

Movie Reviews

FINDING VIVIAN MAIER: A Well Developed Positive

FINDING VIVIAN MAIER is a fascinating documentary about the discovery of the stunning photography of an almost invisible nanny, Vivian Maier.

For years she nannied for a number of (reasonably wealthy) families. 674 more words

Movies

Finding Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier was one of life’s eccentrics. A nanny who fell a bit short of Mary Poppins’ standards, she kept herself to herself, revealing little of her past or her passions to those who knew her. 548 more words

Film

Finding Vivian Maier

I am clearly a bit late to the game as today was the last screening at the Barbican. To a packed cinema might I add. Nonetheless, I feel compelled to write my own few words in addition to the litany of raving reviews already out there. 263 more words

Chicago