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.

Westport Cinema Initiative Moving Ahead

Westport Cinema Initiative Moving Ahead

Nice article by Bonnie Adler in Minuteman talking about our plans for a new theater. Bonnie says, “Nestled behind the lovely restaurant Tavern on Main, in the heart of the downtown shopping district, lies a little used private parking lot which has just been leased to the Westport Cinema Initiative, a grass-roots non-profit cultural organization […]

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All we got for Christmas is a …. Mailbox?

All we got for Christmas is a …. Mailbox?

What did Westport Cinema Initiative get as an early Holiday present? A Mailbox!! Oh, did we forget to mention we signed a lease for the property behind Tavern on Main and our official address is 154 Main Street! Holiday cards and donations gladly accepted!! Our mailbox is ready to receive your donations to bring an […]

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WestportREADS Movie: The Great Gatsby Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

WestportREADS Movie: The Great Gatsby Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Westport Library and Westport Cinema Initiative, as part of its ongoing series of pop-up films, present the classic The Great Gatsby at Christ and Holy Trinity Church, 75 Church Ln, Westport. Celebrate the meeting of Daisy and Gatsby at tea before the screening of The Great Gatsby. See Sam Waterston as Nick Carraway, Robert […]

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Next event – Christmas in Connecticut – Dec 2

Next event – Christmas in Connecticut – Dec 2

Westport Cinema Initiative, as part of its ongoing series of pop-up films, presents the 1945 classic romantic comedy, Christmas in Connecticut, starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, and Sydney Greenstreet. Preceding the film, clergy from various Westport religious institutions, led by Rabbi Orkland of Temple Israel and Pastor Ed Home of the United Methodist Church, will […]

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Tonight’s Film and Sushi/Sake Event is Cancelled!

Tonight’s Film and Sushi/Sake Event is Cancelled!

TONIGHT”S EVENT IS CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED. We apologize but we feel due to weather concerns and impending evacuations that we should cancel tonight’s event. We will reschedule it as soon as possible. If you already purchased tickets we will honor those purchases at the rescheduled event or you can request a refund by […]

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Taste a Selection of Sakes

Taste a Selection of Sakes

Sidney Frank Importers is bringing an assortment of Gekkeikan Sake to taste at Sunday’s Sushi/Sake Spectacular after the screening of Jiro Dreams of Sushi including the flagship brands, a premium, super premium, sparkling sake and a plum wine. You don’t want to miss this. Buy tickets in advance athttp://westportcinema.org/. Read about the various sake products: 750_japanese-brands-tasting-notes-pdf

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Buy Tickets Now — Jiro Dreams of Sushi followed by a Sushi & Sake Spectacular

Buy Tickets Now — Jiro Dreams of Sushi followed by a Sushi & Sake Spectacular

Westport Cinema Initiative presents Jiro Dreams of Sushi  at the Westport Town Hall Auditorium followed by a Sushi Spectacular at the Westport Historical Society on Sunday Oct 28th at 4pm as part of Downtown Westport Foodie Fest. Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a delightful 2011 Japanese documentary film directed by David Gelb. The film follows […]

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Carol Swenson’s Westport News column highlights Westport Cinema Initiative

Carol Swenson’s Westport News column highlights Westport Cinema Initiative

A great piece by Carol Swenson in the Westport News supporting Westport Cinema Initiative’s missions:                    

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Next Screening — RUDY, Thurs Sept 13, 6:30pm, Staples High Auditorium

Next Screening — RUDY, Thurs Sept 13, 6:30pm, Staples High Auditorium

Celebrating the first Staples football game ever under the lights being held the following night, Westport Cinema Initiative is screening the classic 1993 football movie, “Rudy”. This event is sponsored by The Staples Gridiron Club. The event starts at 6:30 and will feature Jeff Pegues, Staples alum football and track star and award winning television journalist. […]

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Westport Cinema Initiative signs Letter of Intent to Lease Property

Westport Cinema Initiative signs Letter of Intent to Lease Property

Read the Westport News story about our step towards building a theater … View Larger Map

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