Brookline’s charming Coolidge Corner Theatre is bringing a free outdoor movie screening series to the Rose Kennedy Greenway this summer. Dubbed “The Coolidge at the Greenway,” the new series will take place once a month, starting at sunset at The Greenway’s Wharf District Park (between India St. and Milk St.).
The films, which have been curated by The Coolidge, will include “American Graffiti,” “The Birds,” and “E.T.” and will be projected onto a screen 12 feet high by 30 feet wide.
In a release, Jesse Brackenbury, Executive Director of the Greenway Conservancy stated that “The Greenway is growing our reputation as a cultural hub in the Boston area and we’re thrilled to offer the Coolidge’s Tuesday night summer movies.”
Katherine Tallman, Executive Director and CEO of the Coolidge Corner Theatre also remarked in a released that the new outdoor movie screenings would draw on the Coolidge’s Big Screen Classics programming, stating “we have selected films that are beloved across generations and that will be especially enjoyable under the stars.”
The new series’ schedule is listed below:
Tuesday, June 16: “AMERICAN GRAFFITI” (Rain date: Tuesday, June 23)
Tuesday, July 14: “THE BIRDS” (Rain date: Tuesday, July 21)
Tuesday, August 4: “EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL” (Rain date: Tuesday, August 11)
For more information about the new outdoor movie series, check here.
Image of Henry Thomas (as Elliott), E.T. | Photo credit: Universal Pictures/Photofest