John Gianvito

John Gianvito's feature The Mad Songs of Fernanda Hussein received the Jury Prize at the Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema. His film Profit Motive and the Whispering wind was named "Best Experimental Film of the Year" by the National Society of Film Critics. Recently his film Vapor Trail (Clark), exploring the impact of the U.S. military presence in the Philippines, was cited as one of the Top Ten Films of the year by critics in Film Comment and Sight&Sound.

[bio courtesy of the filmmakers] 


Recent Reviews

Far from Afghanistan

we invade we kill destroy become hated if someone invaded your town and blew up your neighborhood how would you feel??? our military industrial complex is the enemy,sucker our youngsters...

Far from Afghanistan

I hate death, I hate weapons too, and rich, greedy, selfish endeavors who want retirements all financed by weapons manufacturers that their retirements are financed by. Poor Afghanistan.

Profit motive and the whispering wind

I completely disagree with the premise that decayed gravestones represent forgetting the past: people like Sojourner Truth and Lucretia Mott haven't been forgotten just because we don't have elaborate monuments...