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Letters From Baghdad – Sat Feb 10, 4PM, Westport Town Hall

Letters From Baghdad – Sat Feb 10, 4PM, Westport Town Hall

Westport Cinema Initiative presents “Letters from Baghdad” in partnership with the WestportReads program of the Westport Library Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018  Time: 4:00 pm Place: Westport Town Hall Following the screening, the directors will participate in a conversation with Westport library board member, Maggie Mudd. Tickets are available online or at the door. Letters from Baghdad tells […]

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The Secret Life of Pets, Sun Jan 28 – 1:30 PM, Christ & Holy Trinity

The Secret Life of Pets, Sun Jan 28 – 1:30 PM, Christ & Holy Trinity

Westport Cinema Initiative presents a special screening of the 2016 animated feature, The Secret Life Of Pets, on Sunday, January 28th at 1:30 PM at Christ & Holy Trinity Church — 75 Church Street in Westport. The Secret Life of Pets is an American computer-animated comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment. The film features the […]

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The High School That Rocked! Encore, Sat Aug 26 @ 5PM

The High School That Rocked! Encore, Sat Aug 26 @ 5PM

“The High School That Rocked!” is an award-winning documentary short that tells the story of how six legendary bands in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame all performed at Staples High School from 1966-68, creating indelible memories for local students. It won the Jury Award for Best Regional Documentary at the SENE Film, Music & […]

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The High School That Rocked! – Sat July 15, 4PM @ Westport Town Hall

The High School That Rocked! – Sat July 15, 4PM @ Westport Town Hall

“The High School That Rocked!” is an award-winning documentary short that tells the story of how six legendary bands in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame all performed at Staples High School from 1966-68, creating indelible memories for local students. It won the Jury Award for Best Regional Documentary at the SENE Film, Music & […]

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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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Ghostbusters Drive-in!! Beach!!! Sat Oct 1, 7PM

Ghostbusters Drive-in!! Beach!!! Sat Oct 1, 7PM

What could be a better end to the summer than watching the original Ghostbusters movie on a big screen drive-in style at the beach? First released in 1984, Ghostbusters is now considered a classic, enjoying renewed interest thanks to a remake this year. Homes with Hope and Westport Cinema Initiative have arranged a drive-in showing […]

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