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N’Oscars Event Pictorial

N’Oscars Event Pictorial

Hearst posted a great selection of photos from the n’OSCARS party.

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Stamford’s Avon moves to Digital

Stamford’s Avon moves to Digital

ABC News covered the end of an era with Stamford’s Avon theater removing their original 35mm projector and going digital. This is an industry phenomena, but 35mm isn’t quite dead yet. Within the Westport Cinema Initiative we’ve had many discussions about how preserve a 35mm legacy, and we’re going to try to do so — […]

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Hello I Must Be Going — Sunday March 24 4pm at Town Hall

Hello I Must Be Going — Sunday March 24 4pm at Town Hall

Westport Cinema Initiative presents a screening of “Hello I Must Be Going” starring Blyth Danner. The film was shot in Westport and written and directed by Westport residents Todd Louiso and Sarah Koskoff. The film was well received at last year’s Sundance Film Festival receiving a Grand Jury Prize nomination and tells a story where circumstances force a young […]

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Become a Charter Member!

Become a Charter Member!

Become a Charter Member of Westport Cinema Initiative … Charter Members help us cover operating costs for our occasional screenings plus it’s a great way to show your support for a theater in downtown Westport. And you get some great benefits — Your Charter Membership is valid until the theater is built! Your Charter Membership includes: a […]

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2nd Annual n’Oscars Event – Feb 24 1 – 3pm @ Oscar’s

2nd Annual n’Oscars Event – Feb 24 1 – 3pm @ Oscar’s

Come join us  for the 2nd annual n’Oscars event, 1-3 pm hosted by Oscar’s Deli, 159 Main Street, Westport. There will be trivia, great prizes, a red carpet, kettle corn provided by Oscar’s, and wine provided by the Liquor Locker. WEBE 108’s morning man Storm N Norman will be the master of ceremonies joined by […]

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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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