The Coolidge Corner Theatre

The Coolidge Corner Theatre is one of the nation’s most prominent independently operated movie theaters, run by the not-for-profit Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation.  A beloved movie house, the Coolidge has been pleasing audiences with the best in cinematic entertainment since 1933. In addition to contemporary art house and independent film, the Coolidge presents Science on Screen, high-definition broadcasts of live opera, ballet, and theater performances, Big Screen Classics, After Midnite series, Sounds of Silents, Cinema Jukebox, kids’ programs and sneak previews and discussion of upcoming films as part of Talk Cinema. The Coolidge has won numerous awards and honors for its creative programming.


Katherine Tallman
Executive Director
Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation
290 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446
617.734.2501 x105


In 2014, the Coolidge Corner Theatre and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation selected 23 independent non-profit cinemas from across the country to receive grants of up to $8,500 each to implement Science on Screen programs at their theaters.

The 2014 Science on Screen grant recipients are:

Amherst Cinema — Amherst, Massachusettes

Athena Cinema — Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Belcourt Theatre —Nashville, Tennessee

California Film Institute — San Rafael, California

Capri Theatre — Montgomery, Alabama

Center for Contemporary Arts of Santa Fe — Santa Fe, New Mexico

Cinema Arts Centre — Huntington, New York

Civic Theatre of Allentown — Allentown, Pennsylvania

Coral Gables Art Cinema — Coral Gables, Florida

Dairy Center for the Arts — Boulder, Colorado

The Grand Cinema — Tacoma, Washington

Indiana University Cinema — Bloomington, Indiana

Jacob Burns Film Center — Pleasantville, New York

The Little Theatre — Rochester, New York

Loft Cinema — Tucson, Arizona

Maine Film Center (Railroad Square Cinema) — Waterville, Maine

Media Arts Center San Diego — Waterville, Maine

Michigan Theater — Ann Arbor, Michigan

Moxie Cinema — Springfield, Missouri

Real Art Ways — Hartford, Connecticut

Robinson Film Center — Shreveport, Louisiana

Roxie Theatre — San Francisco, California

The State Theatre of Modesto — Modesto, California