By The Alameda Free Library
On Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 from 5:30-7:45 p.m. the Alameda Free Library (1550 Oak Street) will kick off its six part film series with a screening of Phantom of the Paradise.
Film Curator, Jeff M Giordano, will moderate a discussion following the film. Phantom of the Paradise (1974) is a musical horror fantasy directed by Brian de Palma.
The original music was nominated for an Academy Award. This film is rarely viewed and a buried treasure of American cinema.
Jeff M. Giordano was a poet and experimental musician before becoming an award-winning filmmaker and film curator. Jeff graduated from the University of North Carolina: School of the Arts – Film School, with a focus on film directing. Since 2001 Jeff has been involved with over 60 film productions.
His films have been screened at numerous domestic and international film festivals, most recently the San Francisco Frozen Film Festival.
The screening is free and open to the public. It will be held in the large Meeting Room at the Main Library, 1550 Oak Street, Alameda. No registration is necessary.