Finding Vivian Maier, 2013
Finding Vivian Maier is a 2013 American documentary film about the photographer Vivian Maier,written, directed and produced by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel. Maier’s photographic legacy was largely unknown during her lifetime. The film documents how Maloof discovered her work and, after her death, uncovered her life as a nanny and a photographer in Chicago through interviews with people who knew her.
The film had its world premiere at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival on 9 September 2013. It was shown in cinemas, and was released on DVD in November 2014. It won various awards, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 87th Academy Awards.