Cemetery Cinema: Wild Strawberries & Stand by Me

Wednesday, September 26
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The Coolidge is thrilled to partner with Mount Auburn Cemetery for another outdoor double feature! This unique event, known as ‘Cemetery Cinema’ will take place at 7:30pm on Wednesday, September 26 at the historic and beautiful Mount Auburn Cemetery.

Ingmar Bergman’s Wild Strawberries will begin the evening, followed by Rob Reiner's Stand by Me.

Mount Auburn Cemetery is located 580 Mount Auburn Street in Cambridge. Parking will be available at the cemetery and light concessions will be sold. Chairs, blankets, and snacks are encouraged, but no alcohol please. Mount Auburn Cemetery is an active burial place and a sacred site to mourners. Please keep this in mind as you set up your seating space and refrain from touching or leaning against any of the monuments or headstones.


About Mount Auburn Cemetery

Founded in 1831 as America’s first landscaped cemetery, Mount Auburn Cemetery is a place of exquisite horticultural beauty and cultural importance. A National Historic Landmark, its renowned landscape inspired the creation of the nation’s public parks. Still an active burial place, Mount Auburn Cemetery also provides comfort and solace to countless families, with hundreds of burials and cremations taking place annually.  The Friends of Mount Auburn, the Cemetery’s non-profit education trust offers more than 100 public programs each year to celebrate Mount Auburn’s many facets and raises funds to support the preservation of this national treasure. For more information visit www.mountauburn.org. 

Cemetery Cinema will proceed rain or shine. Films will also be projected on screen inside Story Chapel on the night of the show in the event of heavy rain or storms. 

Additional support is provided by Boston Light & Sound.

Films

  • 1hr 32mins

    Ingmar Bergman's Academy Award-nominated drama starring fellow director Victor Sjöström.

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  • 1hr 29mins

    Based on the novella 'The Body' by Stephen King

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