IMAGINE: VIVIAN MAIER WHO TOOK NANNY’S PICTURES?
Dir. Jill Nicholls (UK: 2013), 70 min.
Presented by Alan Yentob this short documentary shows the story of Maier, a nanny in Chicago for 40 years who had taken thousands of pictures. The images were discovered shortly before her death but it was after her death that she became seen as an amazing photographer whose images are very sought after
NATIONAL LAMPOON’S VACATION
Dir. Harold Ramis (USA: 1983), 98 min.The Griswold family is at it again, attempting yet another vacation in the National Lampoon’s film series of disastrous family excursions. In this particular excursion, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) heads a cross-country road trip to the Walley World theme park. While the miscalculations and oversights that occur seem to be the substance of a fictionalized comedy, the story is actually based upon screenwriter John Hughes’ family trip to Disneyland, during his childhood.