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'Finding Vivian Maier' Documentary Screening

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by Paula McManus (subscribe)
Photography obsessed writer and urban explorer. Lover of nature, art and long weekends. Adelaide, South Australia.
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One of the greatest photographers ever
Finally! The Vivian Maier movie is being played in cinemas around Australia.

If I had to list my Top 5 favourite photographers ever, Vivian Maier is definitely there. Her street photography portfolio just takes my breath away.

The story of how we came to know Vivian and her work is a most incredible story and most people who are aware of Vivian's work will already know it. It revolves around a major discovery driven by being in the right place at the right time and also a sheer determination by one man, John Maloof, to get her work known to the world and into the history books.

Vivian Maier
Vivian Maier (İMaloof Collection, Ltd)

I have been fortunate to view the documentary (twice) and will be heading to the cinema to see it again on the big screen. For anyone with a keen interest in photography, you really must see it before the movie's run finishes.

Finding Vivian Maier is highly recommended viewing. The woman was a genius, and the man who has protected and catalogued her work is a saint.

The movie is being shown exclusively at the Palace Nova in Adelaide. Check their website for session times and ticketing info and be quick to get in and see it - the sessions may last just a couple of weeks (it all depends on demand).

For more information on Vivian Maier, follow the official blog or join the hundreds of thousands of her fans on Facebook.

Director: John Maloof, Charlie Siskel
Cast: Vivian Maier, John Maloof, Daniel Arnaud
Duration: 84 mins
Rating: PG - Mild themes

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Why? The master works of a master photographer
When: Showing now, for a limited time
Phone: 8232 3434
Where: Palace Nova
Cost: Check the cinema website for details
Your Comment
Definitely on my must see list.
Hope the film stays on for a bit longer yet.
by Jenny Esots (score: 3|1399) 2096 days ago
I am also looking forward to viewing this film.
by Jenny Rossiter (score: 3|4159) 2095 days ago
Thoroughly interesting and inspiring film even if Maloof hogs attention a bit
by (score: 2|555) 2098 days ago
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