From photography to warfare, conservation to whistleblowing, this year's five Oscar nominated documentaries are united by overlapping themes and topics of interest, but remain uniformly distinct in…
Finding Vivian Maier
These documentaries captivated audiences and could attract attention from Academy voters.
It's been a strong year for quality nonfiction filmmaking, with 134 qualifying films. Without pretending to be an exhaustive list, here are just a few of the fest faves and populist portraits that…
Laura Poitras’ Edward Snowden documentary "Citizenfour," "Finding Vivian Maier," "Point and Shoot," "The Salt of the Earth" and "Tales of the Grim Sleeper" have received nominations for best…
A documentary about a photographer can be as two-dimensional as a snapshot itself unless the shutterbug’s life also makes a compelling story. “Finding Vivian Maier,” the story of a Chicago nanny and…
The 38th Toronto Film Festival wraps Sunday, boasting screenings of plentiful awards contenders, including the addition of at least three pics to the mix: “August: Osage County,” “Dallas Buyers Club”…
This initially playful, ultimately haunting look at the once-secret career of street photographer Vivian Maier is an aptly obsessive study of obsession.
Tokyo won the vote for 2020 Summer Olympic Games on Saturday, beating out two other finalists Istanbul and Madrid. The Japanese capital city previously held the Summer Olympics in 1964, while the…
“Tim’s Vermeer,” helmed by Teller of illusionist-comedians Penn & Teller and a recent Sony Pictures Classics acquisition, is one of 14 documentary features world-preeming this September at the…
Submarine Entertainment has come on board John Maloof and Charles Siskel's "Finding Vivian Maier," a documentary about the street photographer.