Film About Local Veterans: "Community & Country: A Spirit of Service"

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

In recognition of Veterans Day, the Westport Library, in partnership with the Westport Historical Society, present a short film featuring some of Westport military veterans and their stories. Created by Westport filmmaker Jarret Liotta, Community & Country: A Spirit of Service includes interviews with more than 20 local veterans sharing insights into their personal experiences as a part of something that changed their lives forever. Following the screening, WSHU Senior Reporter Ebong Udoma will moderate the discussion with veterans Leonard Fisher, Pat Scott and RJ Feliciano. This film is dedicated to our friend Bob Satter, WWII veteran and film interviewee.

Listen to Ebong Udoma's interview with Jarret Liotta on Westport war veterans.

Leonard Fisher

Pat Scott

RJ Feliciano

Community partner: Westport Historical Society

Note location: Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Ave.

A Westport native, Jarret Liotta works professionally as a photographer, writer and video producer. He is currently in post-production on a full-length narrative film he wrote & directed called Home Movie, which was shot entirely in Westport and is due to be completed in early 2018.
Dan Woog's 06880 article on Jarret.

As WSHU Public Radio’s award-winning senior political reporter, Ebong Udoma draws on his extensive tenure to delve deep into state politics during a major election year. In addition to providing long-form reports and features for WSHU, he regularly contributes spot news to NPR, and has worked at the NPR National News Desk as part of NPR’s diversity initiative. More...

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