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.
Length: 24 minutes
Primary Cast: Peter Scott
Producer: Jonathan VanBallenberghe, Sharon Wahl
Director of Photography: Jonathan VanBallenberghe
Additional Camera: Andrew Foster, Jeff Smith, Sharon Wahl
Additional Music: Hunter Robertson
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.