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News Update: November 15, 2022

Since August 2022, Jeff has been programming films at the Clarion Performing Arts Center in San Francisco! Below are Q&A’s Jeff had moderated with guest filmmakers and subjects of films shown:


Our short film Romantic Chorus, Jade will be playing in Serbia at the Uhvati Film Festival in Novi Sad!! Followed by screenings at: Rijeka in Croatia, Banja Luka in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kotor in Montenegro.

More info on the screenings here:

Jade’s website is at:


Recent Events:

*Jimmy was a legendary jazz artist who wrote lyrics about love, family, existentialism, politics, myth, meaning, and once penned a song for Johnny Mathis. Lyons was also arrested in New York City at the Gaslight Cafe for his unique vocal style and acquitted with “the right to expand the boundaries of poetry.”



The music video Billie’s Blues by Jimmy Lyons directed by Jeff will premiere at the Oakland Secret Music Video Festival!

Below is a list of where you can experience our documentaries!

*All of our documentaries can be rented/purchased via Vimeo on Demand

You can now rent Passion is the Money and The God Given Talent: the Creative Life of Charles Curtis Blackwell on HooplaDigital for free; most libraries in the US have this streaming service:

You can now stream Passion is the Money on Amazon:

You can now stream/purchase Romantic Chorus at:

*Keep up with Jeff’s latest documentary film posts at the following channel and check it often  : )

*Support/Donate at  🙂

*Thank You for watching and experiencing our independent documentary cinema!! Any support right now is very much appreciated and helps us a ton! You rock!


Music-Comedy Cover Song!

Hi there & everywhere! Welcome to this scroll adventure where you will find creative nuggets and good news!

We won an award for our animated-documentary Romantic Chorus. Congratulations to the entire team! Wow! We are all very grateful 🙂

Good News just for you!! Romantic Chorus is free for you to experience 🙂 at


Below is the 47 minute Ukrainian film (same running time as our Jimmy Lyons documentary!)…this is the first animated feature made in Ukraine. It is based on a play by the poet Vladimir Mayakovsky who lived from 1893 – 1930. Enjoy it while it’s up! There’s both live action and animation; it gets wild!

Mystery-Bouffe (1969)

Hello again! Hope you are all well! Peace & Love. Thank you everyone for your support over the years, and continued encouragement!

Although it has been very long road to complete all of these documentaries since 2004, we want to say that we appreciate you taking the time to experience this important work and for reading this page!

Jeff is working on a personal Docuseries that will be complete at the end of the year 🙂

In the meantime…check out this unreleased scene from Passion is the Money and keep scrollin’ down for more 🙂You have some options for experiencing the documentaries!

Last but never least! We have DVD’s available, toooooo!

DVD Artwork from our recent films is below…click the images to enlarge…email if you want to purchase a DVD for $20 (plus Media Mail shipping in the US)…physical media, yay!

Around the world orders and bulk orders? Let us know 🙂

*More Good News!

The God Given Talent: the Creative Life of Charles Curtis Blackwell won an award for Disability Justice at the 2020 Superfest Disability Film Festival

Cool links from the Archive!

Flyers from the Archive!

Paintings by Jeff M. Giordano…

Original Music by Jimmy Lyons, the subject of our documentary Making Up My Mind: Searching for Jimmy Lyons

In March 2020, Jeff created a bandcamp page for Charles Curtis Blackwell’s audio poetry (three albums!). Charles is the subject of the award-winning film The God Given Talent

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