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Sweet Liberty Starring Alan Alda – May 20, 4PM

Sweet Liberty Starring Alan Alda – May 20, 4PM

Westport Cinema Initiative is delighted to announce it will host a screening of the 1986 film “Sweet Liberty” starring Alan Alda. The screening is being held in partnership with the Westport Library’s signature fundraiser BOOKED for the Evening on June 5, 2017, which is honoring Mr. Alda. In addition to starring in “Sweet Liberty”, Mr. […]

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2001: A Space Odyssey Special Event, Sat Mar 25, 4 pm Town Hall

Talkback to follow with actor Keir Dullea (Dr. Dave Bowman) and film critic Susan Granger. Ms. Granger included 2001: A Space Odyssey in her 2016 book 150 Timeless Movies. In 1968, Stanley Kubrick gave the world 2001: A Space Odyssey; this film would become one of the most referenced and revered of all time. The […]

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WestportREADs Screening of “In & Out” – Sat Jan 28, 4PM

WestportREADs Screening of “In & Out” – Sat Jan 28, 4PM

WestportREADS, organized annually by the Library since 2001, is once again underway, this time exploring the nature of identity. In Bettyville, George Hodgman tackles questions about his identity as a gay man, as a writer and as a son. A funny and heartbreaking memoir, it chronicles a complicated mother-son journey. Pick up a copy of the book, […]

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The Candidate – Sunday Oct 30, 7PM, Westport Town Hall

The Candidate – Sunday Oct 30, 7PM, Westport Town Hall

On October 30 at 7pm, Westport Cinema Initiative will host a screening and talkback of  “The Candidate”, the 1972 film starring Robert Redford and Peter Boyle, directed by Michael Ritchie. The Academy-Award winning screenplay examines the various facets and machinations involved in political campaigns and was written by Jeremy Larner, a speechwriter for Senator Eugene J. […]

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Foreign Films Series — Presented by Westport Continuing Education

Foreign Films Series — Presented by Westport Continuing Education

Come experience Westport’s first ever foreign film series! Ven primera serie de películas extranjeras jamás la experiencia de Westport! Venez première série de film jamais étrangère expérience Westport! Kommen Sie und erleben Westport erste ausländische Filmreihe! Representing Italy, Cuba, France, and Germany, this new program features acclaimed films and post-screening discussions by critics, filmmakers, and academics. […]

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