MA – An Evening with Aragorn

Viggo Mortensen appears at the Coolidge Corner Theatre on March 5, 2012!

Press Release:

The Coolidge Corner Theatre announces internationally acclaimed actor Viggo Mortensen as the recipient of the 2012 Coolidge Award, to be celebrated Monday, March 5. Mortensen will arrive in Brookline to accept the honor and to participate in related festivities.

Ticket Info

Advance tickets available to Coolidge members at 11am on Tuesday, February 7.
Tickets available to the general public at 11am on Thursday, February 9.
Tickets may be purchased online or at our box office.
Please see below for pricing details.
Schedule of Events: March 5, 2012

12pm – Film Screening
Eastern Promises. Q&A after the film with Viggo Mortensen.
Tickets: $20 general admission; $17 students, seniors, and Coolidge members
Click here for tickets!
6pm – VIP Reception
A private reception at the Coolidge with Viggo Mortensen and special guests (TBA).
Tickets: $250 (includes admission to the 8pm event)

8pm – An Evening with Viggo Mortensen
Mortensen will participate in an in-depth conversation about his life and career.
Tickets: $50 SOLD OUT

Repertory screening schedule (including a LORD OF THE RINGS marathon!) to be announced shortly.

About Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen made his cinematic debut in Peter Weir’s 1985 film Witness. Subsequently he has been featured in over 40 films and has worked with many renowned independent filmmakers including Jane Campion (The Portrait of A Lady), Sean Penn (The Indian Runner), Gus Van Sant (Psycho), Brian De Palma (Carlito’s Way), and David Cronenberg (A History of Violence, Eastern Promises, and the newly released A Dangerous Method). In 2001 director Peter Jackson cast Mortensen in a leading role for the Lord of the Rings trilogy, launching him to mainstream acclaim and cult status. Mortensen has won several international awards and recognitions during his adventurous acting career including a Best Actor Oscar nomination in 2007 for Eastern Promises, and a Golden Globe Award nomination in 2012 for Best Supporting Actor (A Dangerous Method).

In addition to his acting career, Viggo Mortensen is an accomplished photographer, musician, painter and poet. His work has been featured in galleries worldwide, and he has released several CDs of his music. Upcoming film releases include the adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, directed by Walter Salles and scheduled for release this coming summer.

Coolidge Corner Theatre
290 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2908
617-566-6660

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