A special screening of the documentary, "Bungalow Heaven: Preserving A Neighborhood" will be held on Thursday, July 24, 7 p.m. at Pasadena Central Library's Donald R. Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut Street.
Pasadena's "Bungalow Heaven" was the first historic landmark district in Pasadena, and the United States!
Joaquin Montalvan's new documentary film reveals the hard fought struggle that took place to preserve this unique and highly coveted neighborhood.
The film features Architectural & Preservation notables such as Dr. Robert Winter, architectural historian & author of The California Bungalow; Ted Bosley, Director of The Gamble House; Sue Mossman, Executive Director of Pasadena Heritage; John Brinkmann, publisher of American Bungalow magazine; and John G. Ripley, historian & co-author of Pasadena's Bungalow Heaven. A question and answer session will follow.
Producer/Director Joaquin Montalvan lives in Pasadena and is known for his independent films and documentaries. Most notably, the award-winning documentary "Visual Futurist: The Art and Life of Syd Mead" about the legendary designer responsible for the look of some of Hollywood's most iconic films such as "Star Trek: The Motion Picture," "Blade Runner," "T R O N," "Aliens," "Mission Impossible 3," and "Elysium" among others.