John Gianvito

John Gianvito is a director, teacher, and curator, based in Boston.  His films have screened widely and have included the Toronto International Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Locarno Film Festival, Mar Del Plata , London Film Festival, the Museum of Modern Art, Centre Pompidou, Cinematheque Francaise, the Tate Modern, and Pacific Film Archives.  Retrospectives of his work have been presented at the VIENNALE Film Festival, the I Mille Occhi Festival, Cinéma du Réel, and Seoul Independent Documentary Festival.  Gianvito is the editor of the book Andrei Tarkovsky: Interviews (University of Mississippi Press) and served for five years in the 1990s as the film curator of the Harvard Film Archive. He is currently a Professor in the Visual and Media Arts Department at Emerson College.

Selected Works

  • Her Socialist Smile
  • Wake (Subic)
  • Far From Afghanistan
  • Vapor Trail (Clark)
  • Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind
  • The Mad Songs of Fernanda Hussein

Screenings featuring this Filmmaker