Film screening: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Film screening: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Monday, January 14, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

The Alameda Free Library (1550 Oak Street) invites you to attend the free screening of the film Beasts of the Southern Wild on Monday, January 14, 2013 from 5:30 p.m-7:30 p.m. This is the fourth film in the six part film series. Jeff M Giordano, Film Curator, will moderate a discussion following the film.

Beasts of the Southern Wild garnered critical acclaim when it was released in 2012. It has received 33 awards including AFI Film of the Year and numerous awards for the Director, Benh Zeitlin, and outstanding new actress, 9 year old Quvenzhané Wallis. This film was rated PG-13, but we request 18 and older only please.

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.