Sunday, September 27, 2009

VIFF 2009: Guest Directors Attending...

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The 28th annual Vancouver International Film Festival will be held October 1-16, 2009.

Founded in 1982, VIFF's mandate is " encourage the understanding of other nations through the art of cinema, to foster the art of cinema, to facilitate the meeting in British Columbia of cinema professionals from around the world and to stimulate the motion picture industry in British Columbia and Canada..."

Over 150,000 people are expected to attend 640 screenings of 360 films from 80 countries.

Here is an up-to-date list of directors, confirmed to attend the 2009 Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF), October 1-16, along with their films :

Du Haibin

Lenin Sivam

Philip Lyall & Nimisha Mukerji

Liliana Greenfield-Sanders

"The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector"
Vikram Jayanti

"Ana & Arthur"
Larry Young

"The Anchorage"
Anders Edström & Curtis Winter

Laura Bari

"Argippo Resurrected"
Dan Krames

"The Art of Drowning"
Diego Maclean

"At Home By Myself... With You"
Kris Booth

"At The Edge Of The World"
Dan Stone

Mark Lewis

"Bakal Boys"
Ralston Jover

"The Beekeepers"
Richard Knox Robinson

"Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo"
Jessica Oreck

"Big Head"
Dylan Akio Smith

"Black Field"
Danishka Esterhazy

"A Blooming Business"
Ton van Zantvoort

Rosie Dransfeld

Michael David Lynch

"A Cargo to Africa"
Roger Cantin

Larry Young

Kim Ji-Hyun

Stephen J. Swierczyna

David Hauka

"Cinema Museum"
Mark Lewis

Carl Bessai

"Conrad the Wise"
Alan Miller

"Cooking with Stella"
Dilip Mehta

"Coopers' Camera"
Warren Sonoda

Sherry White

Mike Weiss

Jang Kun-Jae

"Empire State Building Murders"
William Karel

"Encirclement: Neo-Liberalism Ensnares Democracy"
Richard Brouillette

"Everything's Coming Up Rosie"
Jereme Watt

Bruce Sweeney

"The Exploding Girl"
Bradley Rust Gray

"Facing Ali"
Pete McCormack

"Finding Farley"
Leanne Allison

"First Steps"
Jason DaSilva

"For a Son"
Alix de Maistre

"For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism"
Gerald Peary

"Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould"
Michèle Hozer & Peter Raymont

Samantha Simmonds

"The Great Contemporary Art Bubble"
Ben Lewis

"The Greims"
Peter Bolte

Shannon Walsh

Ahmad Abdella

Robert McFalls

"How Eunice Got Her Baby"
Ana Valine

"In Between"
Nadine Valcin

"In Search of Beethoven"
Phil Grabsky

"Infinite Space: The Architecture of John Lautner"
Murray Grigor

Mark Schroeder

Aparna Kapur, Deniz Merdanogullari & Kunal Sen

"Island of Dreams"
Tsuta Tetsuichiro

"Jan Klusák—Axis Temporum"
Dan Krames
John Rabe
Florian Gallenberger

Chris Chong Chan Fui

"Karelian Cowgirls"
Minttu Mäntynen

"Kill Daddy Goodnight"
Michael Glawogger

"Kun 1: Action"
Wu Haohao

"Learning from Light: The Vision of I.M. Pei"
Bo Landin

"Left Out"
Sasaki Omoi

"Leslie, My Name Is Evil"
Reg Harkema

"Letters to the President from Petr Lom"
Petr Lom

Mike Dacko

"Losing It"
Alexandre Leblanc

"Man and the Beast"
Martin Thibaudeau

"The Man Who Slept"
Ines Sedan

"McDull Kung Fu Kindergarten"
Brian Tse

"Mike Inc."
Pablo Gonzalez & Paal Wilhelm Nesset

"Moon at the Bottom of the Well"
Nguyen Vinh Son

Nolan Sarner

"The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers"
Judith Ehrlich & Rick Goldsmith

"The Moth and the Firefly"
Daniel Stedman

"My Tehran for Sale"
Granaz Moussavi

"Ninja Assassin"
James McTeigue

Alla Kovgan

"Oxhide II"
Liu Jiayin

"Peggy Baker Four Phrases"
Howie Shia

Daniel Young

Libby Spears

"Porgy and Me: In the World of Porgy and Bess"
Susanna Boehm

Marv Newland

"Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push' by Sapphire"
Lee Daniels

"Prom Night in Mississippi"
Paul Saltzman

"Puck Hogs"
Warren Sonoda

"Punching the Clown"
Gregori Viens

"Queen to Play"
Caroline Bottaro

"The Red Rooster"
Terry Miles

Asiel Norton

Brett Ingram

"Sacred Flight"
Peter Chrzanowski & Ivan Hughes

"The Search"
Pema Tseden

"A Shine of Rainbows"
Vic Sarin

Kate Kroll

"Short on Love"
Josh Close

"Son of the Sunshine"
Ryan Ward

"Soul Birds"
Thomas Riedelsheimer

"Soundtrack for a Revolution"
Bill Guttentag

"Spare Change"
Laurie Gordon

"Sweet Crude"
Sandy Cioffi

Lucien Castaing-Taylor

"The Tangent"
Vincent Vesco

"Taqwacore—The Birth of Punk Islam"
Omar Majeed

"This Land"
Dianne Whelan

"This Way of Life"
Tom Burstyn

"Tibet in Song"
Ngawang Choephel

"To Die Like a Man"
Joao Pedro Rodrigues

"Today Is Better Than Two Tomorrows"
Anna Rodgers

"Trimpin: The Sound of Invention"
Peter Esmonde

Brianne Nord-Stewart

"Under One Sky"
Christine McDowell

"Under Rich Earth"
Malcolm Rogge

Mio Adilman

"Vegas: Based on a True Story"
Amir Naderi

"The Veiled Commodity"
Dickson Chow & Vinh Chung

"Vive la Rose"
Bruce Alcock

"Wah Do Dem (What They Do)"
Ben Chace & Sam Fleischner

Saul Herckis

"We Live in Public"
Ondi Timoner

Kevan Funk

"Well-Founded Concerns"
Timothy Cawley

"The Wind and the Water"
Vero Bollow

"Yellow Kid"
Mariko Tetsuya

"ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction"
Kevin Hamedani

"Zooey & Adam"
Sean Garrity