John Gianvito

John Gianvito at IFFR

John GIANVITO (USA) is a filmmaker, teacher and curator living in Boston, Massachusetts. His films include The Flower of Pain (1983), Address Unknown (1985) and The Mad Songs of Fernanda Hussein (2001). In 2001 he received the French honorary title of Knight in the Order of Art and Letters. Vapor Trail (Clark) had its world premiere at IFFR in 2010. That same year, his documentary Profit Move and the Whispering Wind (2007) was named one of the 50 greatest documentaries of all time by Time Out (New York).

Filmography

The Direct Approach (1978, short), The Flower of Pain (1983), Address Unknown (1985, co-dir), What Nobody Saw (1990, short), The Mad Songs of Fernanda Hussein (2001), Puncture Wounds [September 11] (2002, short), Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind (2007, short doc), Vapor Trail (Clark) (2010), Far From Afghanistan (2012, co-dir, doc), Wake (Subic) (2015, doc)



John Gianvito at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR