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Finding Vivian Maier.

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"Finding Vivian Maier" is a documentary about a nanny and now-legendary photographer whose 100,000 snapshots from the streets of Chicago and New York went undiscovered for decades. Seven years ago, they were unearthed in an auction - and the process of piecing together the artist's story began. I'm seeing the film today, and I can't wait. Find showtimes in your city, here. (Below, a few of Maier's self portraits.)


Said Maier, "I suppose nothing is meant to last forever. We have to make room for other people. It's a wheel. You get on, you have to go to the end. And then somebody has the same opportunity to go to the end and so on."

Learn more about "Finding Vivian Maier" (and watch the trailer), here. Find more photos on the Vivian Maier website.

9 comments:

  1. I am eager to hear what you think of the film! I have been following this story and am so amazed by the photos I have seen online. I hope to see the film, too!

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  2. It's not coming to my city, unfortunately, but it looks like a beautiful documentary. She sounds utterly fascinating.

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  3. I can't wait to see it.

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  4. It was amazing. So, so highly recommended - fascinating and very inspiring!

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  5. i love vivian maier. looking forward to seeing this!

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  6. I heard about this film a lot. Glad to hear you liked it.

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  7. my dream is to always uncover a box of undeveloped film !

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  8. Max, we can discuss in LA :)

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