Friday night film series at the Chalfonte starts July 20

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Friday night film series at the Chalfonte starts July 20 Friday night film series at the Chalfonte starts July 20

CAPE MAY – The Cape May Film Society will host a summer film series on Friday nights at 7:30 p.m. at the Chalfonte Hotel, 301 Howard Street, Cape May, screening the following films:

On July 20: “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” an animated classic nominated for two Oscars starring George Clooney, Meryl Streep, and Bill Murray, from the creator of this summer’s hit film, “Moonrise Kingdom.”

On July 27: “The Gold Rush,” the 1942 Charlie Chaplin classic, and one of his personal favorites.

On Aug. 3: “Roxie Hart,” starring Ginger Rogers as the woman who inspired the hit movie musical “Chicago.”

“These are forgotten films,” said Jeff Giordano, an award-winning independent filmmaker who is hosting the series. “Yet these three works are examples of great storytelling and filmmaking that are fun to watch and discuss.”

Giordano will present short independent films preceding these features films. His films have appeared in film festivals around the world and at the Cape May Film Festival.

On Sunday, Aug. 5, the Cape May Film Society will screen the classic silent film “The Mark of Zorro” with live organ accompanist Wayne Zimmerman. The event will be presented with the East Lynne Theater Company at First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes Street in Cape May.

For more information, call or text 326-FEST (3378), write This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit www.capemayfilm.org.


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