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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: DOCUMENTARY

GURU

Directed by Jonathan VanBallenberghe
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 24 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE GURU
Guru examines a man's battle with manic depression and his inventive way of coping with it. On stage in front of hundreds of people, Peter Scott is an entertaining and charismatic motivational speaker. In his private life, he struggles with chronic depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Documentary
About the Director(s)
JONATHAN VANBALLENBERGHE was raised in Juneau, Alaska, but now lives in Tucson, Arizona. He started making films while in the poetry MFA program at the University of Arizona. In 2005 he started Open Lens Productions, which he runs with his wife, Sharon Wahl. In his documentary films he is most drawn to exploring the lives of eccentric individuals.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Documentary
  • Year:
    2011
  • Length:
    24 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    World
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Primary Cast:
    Peter Scott
  • Producer:
    Jonathan VanBallenberghe, Sharon Wahl
  • Director of Photography:
    Jonathan VanBallenberghe
  • Additional Camera:
    Andrew Foster, Jeff Smith, Sharon Wahl
  • Music:
    Hopewell
  • Additional Music:
    Hunter Robertson

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