FINDING VIVIAN MAIER

Award-winning documentary that unveils the "mystery woman"

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. 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.

Maier’s massive body of work would come to light when in 2007 her work was discovered at a local thrift auction house on Chicago’s Northwest Side. 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.

Currently, Vivian Maier’s body of work is being archived and cataloged for the enjoyment of others and for future generations. John Maloof is at the core of this project after reconstructing most of the archive, having been previously dispersed to the various buyers attending that auction. Now, with roughly 90% of her archive reconstructed, Vivian’s work is part of a renaissance in interest in the art of Street Photography.

USA | 2013 | NR | 83 min

Directed by John Maloof, Charlie Siskel

Starring Vivian Maier, John Maloof, Mary Ellen Mark

Official Selection for: Berlin International Film Fest, Toronto International Film Fest, Palm Springs International Film Fest, Miami International Film Fest, Rio De Janeiro International Film Fest, Doc NYC Fest

Haunting and Powerful. A fascinating tale. (Critic’s Pick) - The Village Voice

A faithful tribute. This fine documentary unveils the ‘mystery woman.’ - The New Yorker

Apt and witty … The movie’s true power comes from her images, by turns melancholy, sympathetic, funny and sharp. - New York Post

Maier is a great artist who discounted adulation entirely. Her life was a masquerade; her genius, quite literally, was unexposed. - Christian Science Monitor

An exciting electric current of discovery runs through Finding Vivian Maier - New York Times

Watch the trailer

Show Dates & Times:

6/13/14 - Friday

5:30 pm,

6/15/14 - Sunday

5:30 pm,

6/17/14 - Tuesday

1:00 pm,

6/19/14 - Thursday

7:00 pm,
Admission: 

$8.50/Adults, $7.50/Students, Seniors

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