20 February 2012

Viggo Mortensen to Receive Coolidge Award on March 5

Actor Viggo Mortensen will be awarded the 9th Annual Coolidge Award in a ceremony which will be held on Monday, March 5 at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, Massachusetts. Following the awards ceremony and the screening of his film Eastern Promises, Mortensen will participate in a Q&A session.

In anticipation of his arrival, the Theatre is showing several of his other films – A History of Violence, A Walk on the Moon, The Road, and The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Mortensen, who recently portrayed Sigmund Freud in A Dangerous Method, will soon be returning to the big screen in an adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, in which he will be co-starring with Kirsten Dunst and Kristen Stewart.

For tickets and more information, hop on over to the Coolidge Corner Theatre’s website.


  1. He deserves this wonderful recognition. YAY Viggo!! A very talented man and humanitarian and animal rights advocate. Not to mention singer, painter and poet/author. Yes --- he deserves this award..:)♥

  2. "This award is an annual celebration honoring a film artist whose body of work is recognized as consistently original & challenging." They definately chose the perfect person for this award. Congratulations Viggo ! The North Country loves you & supports you.
    LuAnne Beutel