New York Times, “An exciting electric current of discovery runs through Finding Vivian Maier” Fascinating documentary that is actually two stories in the film. Finding Vivian Maier is a 2013 American documentary film about the photographer Vivian Maier, written, directed, and produced by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, and executive produced by Jeff Garlin. … It might be the first time a documentary about an artist has gotten everything right on the first try.” Maier ofte… John Maloof is a filmmaker and photographer. Christian Science Monitor, “Apt and witty … The movie’s true power comes from her images, by turns melancholy, sympathetic, funny and sharp.” Andrew Parker, “An absolute must see.” DOCUMENTARY; When John Maloof bought an unmarked box of undeveloped negatives back in 2007, he had no idea that he had just stumbled upon one of the 20th century’s most important troves of street photography and self/portraiture. She loved to take photographs and was passionate about street photography. Maier's strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never before seen photographs, films and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her. T. 212.334.0010. '”, “A moving tribute to Vivian Maier’s art.”, “Plays like Searching for Sugarman but with almost instantly iconic photographs instead of music.”, “Riveting. Huffington Post, “An engrossing story of a complex person.” The film will be ready later this year. Slowly unravels the secrets of Maier’s very private personae with the aplomb of a great mystery.” Criterioncast, “A great detective story” (Critic’s Pick)” Finding Vivian Maier. Maier was a private but eccentric Mary Poppins-like figure, who spoke with a delicate French trill and was never without her medium format camera. This program is not currently available in iview. Documentary about the discovery of over 100,000 photographs and negatives taken by the late Vivian Maier, a nanny who kept her passion for photography a secret from even her closest friends. '” Follow us into the world of Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers. Who is Vivian Maier? All images copyright of the Artist or their Estate . Highly recommended.” Feature Documentary on photographer Vivian Maier announced with Trailer We are very happy to officially announce the feature documentary Finding Vivian Maier which tells the incredible true story behind the mystery of her hidden life. Showcasing photo galleries, information about exhibitions, print sales, books and documentary film. • Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny's Pictures (2013) – directed by Jill Nicholls, produced by the BBC We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Australians and Traditional Custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work. The second is about the person who discovered her photographic archives and his quest to find out who Maier was. Times Colonist (Canada), “Expertly navigated documentary.” Documentary.org, “Wonderful. Film Journal Review, “Haunting and Powerful. Unsettling. A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of … A compelling untold story…exceptionally researched labour of love” The New Yorker, “Compelling. Maier returned to the U.S. in 1951 where she took up work as a nanny and care-giver for the rest of her life. Vivian Maier (1926-2009) was an American photographer, originally from France, seemingly driven to document the world around her. T he Oscar-nominated documentary "Finding Vivian Maier" attempts to uncover the elusive midcentury street photographer whose trove of images was discovered only recently by … We are excited to share the official trailer with you for the first time. Delightful.” There's both a mystery to be unraveled and wonderful photographs from a previously unknown artist. Since buying her work by chance at auction, amateur historian John Maloof has crusaded to put this prolific photographer in the history books. Watch all your favourite ABC programs on ABC iview. Finding Vivian Maier documentary was made by Maloof and a producer Charlie Siskel and it aims to shed some light on the mysterious photographer and her habits and lifestyle. His producing credits include the Academy Award-winning Bowling for Columbine (02), and Religulous (08). Ignored in her creative heyday in 1950s Chicago, Vivian Maier has became a posthumous smash. Story Finding Vivian Maier is the critically acclaimed documentary about a mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and, discovered decades later, is now among the 20th century’s greatest photographers. Academy Award-nominated documentary about a mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100, 000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later, is now considered among the 20th century's greatest photographers. “Absorbing, touching and satisfyingly enjoyable.”, “A faithful tribute. Email; Copy link; Follow us into the world of Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers. It’s no ordinary artist biopic. The New Yorker, “An aptly obsessive study of obsession.” View the official film trailer for the upcoming documentary film Finding Vivian Maier directed & produced by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel. This fine documentary unveils the ‘mystery woman. Intriguing.” Her name was Vivian Maier, and this intriguing but slapdash doc uncovers a side of her that friends and employers never saw. Directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never before seen photographs, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her. Fascinating. New York, NY 10022 . Directed by Jill Nicholls. A documentary and a major exhibition explore her work, her life and her legacy. The Epoch Times, “A captivating journey of discovery … Painstaking detective work.” Part retrospective, part detective story, ‘Finding Vivian Maier’ is a touching portrait of a woman haunted by her past. Chicago, 1978 (Credit: Estate of Vivian Maier, Courtesy Maloof Collection and Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York) In another picture, she captures a … Variety, “A highly satisfactory detective story … dramatically dark” Facebook; Twitter; Send this by. The Village Voice, “Riveting documentary about one of the 20th century’s greatest photographers. She spent her childhood in France, where she lived on her family’s farm, overlooking the French Alps. Sign up to the What to Watch newsletter for the best of ABC TV and iview, delivered straight to your inbox each week. Pretty Clever Films. Utne Reader, “So definitive and assured that there will likely never need to be another look at her life than this. Cinema Gumbo, “Fascinating. Finding Vivian Maier is the critically acclaimed documentary about a mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and, discovered decades later, is now among the 20th century’s greatest photographers. He is the chief curator of Vivian Maier’s work and editor of the book Vivian Maier: Street Photographer. Santa Monica Daily Press, “Remarkable. ABC ARTS ARTS & CULTURE DOCUMENTARY. HOWARD GREENBERG GALLERY . Maier’s photos alone are worth the price of admission.” F. 212.941.7479. Now considered one of the 20th century’s greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Your information is handled in accordance with the. 'Finding Vivian Maier' Official Film Trailer 5/1/2013. From there, it would eventually impact the world over and change the life of the man who championed her work and brought it to the public eye, John Maloof. Andrew Parker, “Absorbing. Although Maier’s father left the family before her move to France, her time there was idyllic, the surroundings were beautiful and the other school children were in awe of her American heritage. Haunting. A nanny by profession, she was an alarmingly talented and vastly prolific photographer whose keen eye for the mundane produced some of the 20th century's most intriguing works of street photography. compelling and filled with pathos.” A Fascinating portrait. A fascinating tale. John … Maloof and Siskel represented the personal history of Maier and her life in between New York City, Chicago, and France. Planet Magazine, “Riveting. New York Magazine, “A moving tribute to Vivian Maier’s art.” Unbeknownst those closest to her, Vivian Maier had a secret passion for photography. ‘Finding Vivian Maier’ follows Maloof as he embarks on a quest to reveal the woman behind the Rolleiflex camera. Elle Magazine, “A fascinating, smartly-made film” … Now, with roughly 90% of her archive reconstructed, Vivian’s work is part of a renaissance in interest in the art of Street Photography. 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