Guru

Shorts in Competition: Documentary

World Premiere

USA | 24 MINUTES | English |

GURU

Documentary
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.

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Jonathan VanBallenberghe and Jonathan VanBallenberghe

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.
Primary Cast
Peter Scott
Additional Music
Hunter Robertson
Music
Hopewell
Producer
Jonathan VanBallenberghe, Sharon Wahl
Director of Photography
Jonathan VanBallenberghe
Additional Camera
Andrew Foster, Jeff Smith, Sharon Wahl

CONTACTS

Producer
Sharon Wahl
Open Lens Productions
Tucson, Arizona 85745
Phone: (520) 390-2217
sharonwahl@gmail.com