WestportREADS 2018 Film: "Community & Country: A Spirit of Service"

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

In recognition of Veterans Day, the Westport Library, in partnership with the Westport Historical Society, present a 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. This film is dedicated to our friend Bob Satter, WWII veteran and film interviewee. (2016, 45m)

See the film at this link, Community & Country, Spirit of Service.

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

WestportREADS movies are Tuesdays, January 16-February 13 at 2 pm

1/16: A Farewell to Arm
1/23: All Quiet on the Western Front
1/30: Legends of the Fall
2/6: Regeneration
2/13: Community & Country: A Spirit of Service

Community partner: Westport Historical Society

Guide to the WestportREADS books and program.

WestportREADS 2018 is funded by the estate of Jerry A. Tishman.

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.

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