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Gatsby in Connecticut: The Untold Story, A Film Screening and Talk Back

Wed, February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece, The Great Gatsby, has become synonymous with the lifestyle of the rich and famous on Long Island. But what if the origins of Gatsby are in Westport, Connecticut?

Join us for a screening of Gatsby in Connecticut: The Untold Story and journey back to that wild summer in 1920 when Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald spent their Honeymoon months in Westport.

REGISTER HERE FOR A SEAT AT THE LIBRARY

Selected by The New Yorker as one of the best movies of 2020, featuring Sam Waterston and narrated by Keir Dullea. Post screening discussion with director Robert Steven Williams and executive producer Richard ‘Deej’ Webb (author of the documentary’s companion book Boats Against the Current).

Gatsby in Westport
Local History File

 

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Date:
Wed, February 9
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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The Westport Library
20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880
203.291.4800

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