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The classic 80s ghost story!
Directed by Tobe Hooper, produced and written by Steven Spielberg, the film often seems like signature Spielberg—including the middle-class family dynamic and a focus on children that lends a softer, but no less scary, edge to the disturbing events suddenly taking place in the Freeling home. A horror film crafted to scare viewers of all ages, Poltergeist barely earned its PG-rating because of a single scene of surreal gore. With special effects that have aged relatively well, the film is nowView more
$5 Weekend Matinee Admission (Free with a current Cambridge Public Library card)
Tickets are available 45 minutes before show time at the cinematheque on the lower level of the Carpenter Center. Cash or check only. No late seating.
Harvard Film Archive Cinematheque, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Although parking in Cambridge is difficult (most of the surrounding streets have restricted parking for Cambridge residents only), metered parking on Broadway and Harvard Streets, as well as the rest of Harvard Square, is free after 8pm. Film-goers are encouraged to use public transportation, particularly the MBTA Red Line.