The nanny who took thousands of photos of daily life
Publicly, she was a children's nanny. Privately, she was an avid photographer who captured more than 100,000 images. But Vivian Maier's decades of work remained hidden - until her negatives, prints and 8mm films were sold at a thrift auction in Chicago in 2007.
Now, a documentary film - Finding Vivian Maier - looks at her intriguing and remarkable legacy.
One of its directors, Charlie Siskel, spoke to BBC Radio 4's Today programme about the woman - the street spy - who captured fascinating moments of daily life from the 1950s to the 1990s.Continue reading the main story
Finding Vivian Maier is released in the UK on 18 July 2014.
All images ©Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection.
Audio interview by Tom Bateman. Music by KPM Music. Photofilm by Paul Kerley.
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