KUSP Film Review

Finding Vivian Maier


Listen to the review by David H. Anthony above, or read it below.


Finding Vivian Maier – a film by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel

At one time or another many of us may ask ourselves if we possess hidden talents. But what about those who deliberately choose to hide their gifts? In 2009, at a Chicago auction house seeking material for a book, photographer John Maloof serendipitously came upon just such an unacknowledged, purposefully obscure talent, an ostensibly forgettable, recently deceased nanny named Vivian Maier, who left behind a horde of photographs, negatives and motion picture film that convinced him to investigate who she was.