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Rahul Gandhi

International Shorts
Director: Rahul Gandhi

Walter is an 89-year-old curmudgeon, and proud of it.

Sarah Gavron

Nonfiction Features
Director: Sarah Gavron

A truly memorable documentary about the cycles of life in the remote northwest coastal Greenland village of Niaqornat. The remaining 59 citizens, most of them Inuit, are on thin ice, their traditions jeopardized by climate change and the influence of the outside world. Sarah Gavron directed this "beautiful, austere movie."—Observer

Adventures Outdoors, Environment, Aboriginal First Nations

Cesc Gay

(Una pistola en cada mano)
Cinema of Our Time
Director: Cesc Gay

Cesc Gay directs an all-star Spanish-language cast—Ricardo Darín, Eduardo Noriega, Jordi Mollà, Candela Peña—in this formidably acted, quietly acerbic comedy about the male ego brought low. "A witty, perceptive dissection of mid-life masculine insecurities… the dialogue is by turns acidly observant, hilarious and quotable."—Variety. Winner, Best Supporting Actress, Goya Awards 2013.

Comedy, Queer Interest

Alex Gibney

Nonfiction Features
Director: Alex Gibney

Heroes rarely fall from grace with the velocity of Lance Armstrong. Aiming to capture the cancer survivor’s bid for an eighth Tour de France title, Alex Gibney (Oscar winner for Taxi to the Dark Side) found himself documenting one of sports’ most infamous doping scandals. Gibney’s access and characteristic rigour culminate in a compelling investigation of the ethics of winning.

Biography, Science & Technology, Sport

Jean-Luc Godard

Special Presentations
Director: Jean-Luc Godard

"The [Cannes] festival’s most brilliant movie was Jean-Luc Godard’s The Three Disasters… 3D as you have never seen it before… A masterpiece, the first movie of the cinematic future.”—Film Comment. Peter Greenaway’s and Edgar Pêra’s parts of this trilogy are pretty eye-popping too! Special 3D Presentations.

3D, Fine Arts & Theatre, Experimental & Avant Garde, Filmmaking

Philippe Godeau

Spotlight on France
Director: Philippe Godeau

In 2009, French security van driver Toni Musulin disappeared with 11.6 million euros (hence the film’s title), instantly propelling himself to celebrity status in France. François Cluzet (Intouchables) stars in Philippe Godeau’s noirish, psychological take on the heist and its aftermath. "Fascinates from beginning to end."—Hollywood Reporter

Crime, Film Noir, Mystery, Action, Thrills & Suspense

Bobcat Goldthwait

Altered States
Director: Bobcat Goldthwait

Having graphically depicted the ghastly behaviour we’re capable of in his black comedies, maverick writer-director Bobcat Goldthwait now employs the found-footage horror genre to explore our enduring obsession with the sasquatch myth. As a couple strays off California’s "Bigfoot Scenic Byway" and into the woods, Willow Creek transports us into a realm of primal terror.

Comedy, Filmmaking, Sci-fi & Horror, Action, Thrills & Suspense

Miguel Gomes

Cinema of Our Time
Director: Miguel Gomes

In the first of these brilliant films from Portugal, Miguel Gomes’ (Tabu) found-footage collage examines human fallibility in its many forms. + The King’s Body (30 min.) Taking into account the first Portuguese king’s myth-like status, João Pedro Rodrigues’ ruminates on just what the body of Dom Afonso Henriques might have looked like…+ Mahjong (33 min.): João Rui Guerra da Mata and João Pedro Rodrigues enact a mysterious mahjong-like game between East and West, a man and a missing woman…

Experimental & Avant Garde, Biography, Economics & Globalization, History, Power Politics

Mackenzie Gray

Canadian Images
Director: Mackenzie Gray

Hard-boiled private-eye Hamilton Drake gets mixed up with the notorious Georgia Thurlow in this noir thriller that doubles as a love letter to Vancouver.

Comedy, Crime, Film Noir, Mystery

Stephen Graziano

International Shorts
Director: Stephen Graziano

In a fancy restaurant, Jane is confronted by a young, disturbed woman who wants to apologize for a traumatic incident that tragically altered both their lives six years ago.

Drama

Peter Greenaway

Special Presentations
Director: Peter Greenaway

"The [Cannes] festival’s most brilliant movie was Jean-Luc Godard’s The Three Disasters… 3D as you have never seen it before… A masterpiece, the first movie of the cinematic future.”—Film Comment. Peter Greenaway’s and Edgar Pêra’s parts of this trilogy are pretty eye-popping too! Special 3D Presentations.

3D, Fine Arts & Theatre, Experimental & Avant Garde, Filmmaking

Fabio Gregorio

(Rintocchi)
Arts and Letters
Director: Fabio Gregorio

Campanology and campanologists are the focus of Fabio Gregorio and Luigi Manzi’s fascinating look at bell-ringers, bells and the northern Italian foundries that cast them.

Music & Dance, Religion, Spirituality & Myth, Science & Technology

Georgis Grigorakis

International Shorts
Director: Georgis Grigorakis

Athens, August 2012. Forty-five degrees. The fridge is empty. In a quickly decaying city, an unemployed middle-aged man is reliant on handouts from his brother-in-law to support his family.

Drama, Family Relations

Simon Gross

(Grzeli nateli dgeebi)
Cinema of Our Time
Director: Simon Gross

"Nana Ekvtimishvili [with Simon Gross] marks her filmmaking debut in an impressive coming-of-age feature about female friendship, fatal feuds and family friction in post-Soviet Georgia… With superb performances and high technical polish… In Bloom has the texture of authentic experience."—Hollywood Reporter

Drama, Women Directors

Valerie Gudenus

(Ma Na Sapna)
Nonfiction Features
Director: Valerie Gudenus

Six pregnant women in India dream of the better life they’ll enjoy the day their babies are born… and then handed over to their rightful mothers. A sensitive, well-crafted examination of the complex issue of surrogacy, Valerie Gudenus’ documentary chronicles these women’s aspirations and the complications that arise during their nine-month journeys.

Women Directors

João Rui Guerra da Mata

Cinema of Our Time
Director: João Rui Guerra da Mata

Varziela, Vila do Conde, the biggest Chinatown in Portugal. João Rui Guerra da Mata and João Pedro Rodrigues enact a mysterious mahjong-like game between East and West, a man and a missing woman…

Crime, Mystery, Queer Interest, Action, Thrills & Suspense

Juan Carlos Melo Guevara

(Jardin de Amapolas)
Cinema of Our Time
Director: Juan Carlos Melo Guevara

Thrusting us into the turmoil of the Colombian civil war, Juan Carlos Melo Guevara’s alternately gripping and gentle drama delivers a kaleidoscope of affecting storylines and well-drawn characters, including a compromised father desperate to instill strong values in his son. A tremendous cinematic achievement from a country whose films we rarely see.

Crime, Drama, Family Relations, Human Rights, Action, Thrills & Suspense

Deniz Gul

International Shorts
Director: Deniz Gul

Coffee is no match for a disintegrating personality.

Tinatin Gurchiani

(Manqana, romelic kvelafers gaaqrobs)
Nonfiction Features
Director: Tinatin Gurchiani

During a series of open auditions, Tinatin Gurchiani turns her camera on young Georgians, discovering both aspiring stars and disenfranchised strugglers eager to share their stories. Self-deprecating humour and heartrending accounts of war and domestic strife conspire in highly cinematic vignettes. Winner, World Cinema Directing Award: Documentary, Sundance 2013.

Filmmaking, Women Directors

Jake Guy

International Shorts
Director: Jake Guy

Words can be sticky, persistent, nasty things.