John Maloof is a historian who became a guardian of street photographer Vivian Maier’s work when he bought thousands of her negatives for a pittance from a storage locker back in 2007. Now, Maloof tells his story and–more importantly– the elusive Maier’s in a new documentary, Finding Vivian Maier.
He tells The Hollywood Reporter, “Because there were so many unknowns [about Maier] and there some many people that had unknowns, that really intrigued me. Why is this person doing all this work and not showing anybody? Why does nobody know about her past?”
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