Larry Perlstein

Larry is a member of the Westport Cinema Initiative board of directors. He is also the Initiative's Director of Marketing, Social Media and Technology.

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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Special Screening — “The War Within” at the Westport Country Playhouse Barn, Sun July 17, 7PM

Special Screening — “The War Within” at the Westport Country Playhouse Barn, Sun July 17, 7PM

It seems that everyone is talking about imminent terrorist plots these days, and those chilling conversations are brought too-close-to-home in the prescient movie, The War Within – the latest offering from Westport Cinema Initiative. The movie was written by Ayad Akhtar, a Pulitzer prize-winning playwright whose work brings insights into the Muslim experience in the United […]

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Blade Runner – A Special Event Featuring Sean Young, Sun June 12, 5PM

Blade Runner – A Special Event Featuring Sean Young, Sun June 12, 5PM

One of the best science fiction cult films of all time, Blade Runner, will be the latest offering from Westport Cinema Initiative. The showing will take place at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, at Westport Town Hall, Myrtle Avenue, Westport, CT. There will be a talkback following the screening with Sean Young, one of the stars […]

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Who Killed The Electric Car? A green day Special Event, Sat May 14 – 6PM

Who Killed The Electric Car? A green day Special Event, Sat May 14 – 6PM

Celebrate the 5th annual greenday with Staples’ Club Green, and watch the 2006 documentary “Who Killed the Electric Car?” “A murder mystery, a call to arms and an effective inducement to rage ….” – The New York Times The first in what will soon be a trilogy of electric car movies, this film examines GM’s launch of the […]

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The Princess Bride Special Event –  Sat Apr 9, 4PM – Westport Town Hall

The Princess Bride Special Event – Sat Apr 9, 4PM – Westport Town Hall

How we wish that our lives had the glamor and romance of an old-fashioned fairy tale – with a happy ending, of course. But if we can’t get the real thing, at least, we can enjoy it vicariously through that delightful, classic movie “The Princess Bride,” being shown at Westport Town Hall on Saturday afternoon, […]

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Fairfield County Giving Day Starts at Midnight March 10

Fairfield County Giving Day Starts at Midnight March 10

Give Early — Give Often Your gift of as little as $10 can help us win $20,000 in bonuses. Fairfield County Giving Day starts at midnight on Thursday, March 10th. Giving Day is hosted by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, and sponsored by Bank of America, Giving Day inspires and empowers our region to raise as much money […]

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It’s n’Oscars Time Again — Sun Feb 28th, Oscar’s Deli, 1 – 3PM

It’s n’Oscars Time Again — Sun Feb 28th, Oscar’s Deli, 1 – 3PM

Come to our 5th annual n’Oscars event, Sun Feb 28 at Oscar’s Deli in Westport from 1 – 3 PM. There will be trivia and prizes. Be sure to fill in one of our Oscars Winners Prediction ballots! Popular local film critic Susan Granger and our own Douglas Tirola will be the MCs. The event […]

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WestportREADS: Miracle at St. Anna – January 9th 4pm

WestportREADS: Miracle at St. Anna – January 9th 4pm

WestportREADS 2016 MOVIE: SPECIAL SCREENING & TALKBACK OF MIRACLE AT ST. ANNA – JANUARY 9 As part of WestportREADS 2016, the Westport Library and Westport Cinema Initiative will present a special screening of Miracle at St. Anna, directed by Spike Lee and written by the book’s author James McBride, on Saturday, January 9, at 4 pm […]

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Jewish Arts & Film Festival of Fairfield County Short Films – Sunday Oct 25

Jewish Arts & Film Festival of Fairfield County Short Films – Sunday Oct 25

This year’s collaboration with the Jewish Arts & Film Festival of Fairfield County features Short Films: Big Ideas. Film shorts are a powerful medium for storytelling and communicating values, culture, and ideology. Three film shorts programs will be presented, each made by independent filmmakers who tell compelling stories relevant to current Israeli and Jewish life. A film expert will […]

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