The Westport Cultural Council will host its eighth annual film series on three consecutive Wednesdays this summer - August 14, 21, and 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm. It will be held at the Dedee Shattuck Gallery, 1 Partners Lane, Westport, MA.
The film series, free and open to the public, is made possible through a grant from the Helen E. Ellis Charitable Trust.
This year, the Council presents three documentary films with the theme “A Potpourri of Characters” highlighting stories of amazing artist’s lives and their powerful achievements. Each film will be introduced by a guest speaker or Council member, with a question and answer period to follow each showing.
Wednesday August 21, 2019. “Love, Gilda”
Directed by Lisa D’Apolito, 2018, 86 Minutes.
Love, Gilda is a unique window into the world of Gilda Radner. Director Lisa D’Apolito unearthed a collection of diaries and personal audio and video tapes documenting her childhood, comedy career, relationships and her struggles with cancer.