The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Offers Slate Of Summer Films As The World Cinema Series Continues

The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center presents a lineup of internationally acclaimed films as part of its renowned Rose and Don Ciampa World Cinema series, every Tuesday and Wednesday through August.

Known for its Tuesday Night Movies with Andrew, Andrew Botsford of Quogue will once again introduce each film followed by a discussion with guest commentators and an informal audience discussion. Botsford is most recently a visiting professor and communications consultant for Stony Brook Southampton. Tickets to all film screenings are $13 plus fees.

Set to enthrall audiences with an eclectic mix of cinematic masterpieces, the series offers a unique opportunity to experience the rich diversity of global storytelling on the big screen. A highlight to the summer movie series will be a fundraiser celebrating the rich history and tradition of Indian cinema with a festive cocktail party and Bollywood film screening hosted by Madhu Powar Garg and Raj Garg on August 27.

The Rose and Don Ciampa World Cinema Series promises an unforgettable journey through cultures and perspectives from around the world. Each film has been carefully selected to entertain, enlighten, and transport viewers to different corners of the globe by WHBPAC Director of Sales, Allison Frost.

“We are thrilled to present this year’s summer film series, curated because they represent diverse voices and perspectives worldwide. Every year, we explore various themes, and this year our films include stories of masculinity, indigenous rights, women’s health, poverty, and the future of humanity. Each film is beautifully and lovingly made, thought-provoking, and relevant to current social issues,” said Frost.

Films include “Biosphere” on July 18 and 19, “Lakota Nation vs. United States” on July 25 and 26, “The League” on August 1 and 2, “Asteroid City” on August 8 and 9, “Between Two Worlds” on August 15 and 16, “Our Body” on August 22 and 23, and “Before, Now & Then” on August 29 and 30.

Tickets for the World Cinema series are $13 each plus fees, available at the WHBPAC Box Office or online at

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