COOLIDGE AFTER MIDNIGHT Film Series honors composer Fabio Frizzi with Coolidge After Midnite Award

The Coolidge After Midnite film series from the Coolidge Corner Theater will pay tribute to legendary composer Fabio Frizzi ahead of a special screening of Zombie on Saturday, September 17, 2022 with the fourth Coolidge After Midnite Award.

Maestro Frizzi will be at the Coolidge on Saturday, September 17, 2022 for a concert at 9 p.m. ET featuring his band Frizzi 2 Fulci. The After Midnite awards ceremony will immediately follow his performance. Concert ticket holders are welcome to stay for the prize and the film screening. The maestro behind the gothic soundtracks of Lucio Fulci’s Italian horror classics returns to the Coolidge after visits in 2017 and 2019 to perform live scores from The Beyond. Fabio Frizzi, who gave the hellish nightmare films Zombie, The Beyond, Gates of Hell (aka City of the Living Dead) and Seven Notes in Black their unique, mind-blowing atmosphere, will perform his chilling compositions live with a full band.

“The Coolidge Corner Theater is proud to honor composer Fabio Frizzi with our fourth Coolidge After Midnite Award, recognizing his outstanding work in some of the greatest genre films ever made, said Mark Anastasio, Director of Special Programming from the Coolidge Corner Theatre. “Maestro Frizzi’s haunting music has delighted our audiences for years and we are thrilled to see him back at the Coolidge for what is sure to be another legendary performance!”

Coolidge after Midnite pays tribute to Fabio Frizzi

Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 9 p.m. ET (concert) and 11:59 p.m. ET (prize and screening)


Frizzi 2 Fulci is Fabio Frizzi’s tribute concert to director Lucio Fulci. On tour since 2013, this show takes the Maestro’s soundtracks, written for the films of his director friend, to stages around the world.

After their debut in London at Union Chapel on Halloween night 2013, Frizzi 2 Fulci have since toured Europe but also the United States for 5 tours. Scores composed for iconic films such as Zombie, The Beyond, City of the Living Dead, Manhattan Baby and The Psychic have won over large international horror-loving audiences.

This repertoire with progressive rock sounds is interpreted on stage by a supergroup that the Maestro created specifically with some of the best musicians of the Roman scene. 2 hours of sounds and images to relive some of the strongest moments of genre cinema.

The inaugural Coolidge After Midnite Award was presented to Lloyd Kaufman of Troma Entertainment in November 2015, along with actor Adrienne Barbeau in 2017 and director William Lustig in 2018. The Coolidge After Midnite Award honors filmmakers who have contributed to Midni film culture. across genres of horror, sci-fi and cult films.

The non-profit Coolidge Corner Theater is a leading American independent cinema renowned for its feature film programming and innovative educational, cultural and entertainment programs. A beloved movie theater, the Coolidge has been pleasing audiences with the best in cinematic entertainment since 1933. In addition to showcasing the best American and international art films, the Coolidge has won numerous awards and accolades for its creative and innovative programming. . Original signature programs currently include: Science on Screen (expanded nationwide with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation), the prestigious Coolidge Prize, The Sounds of Silents, Coolidge After Midnite, Big Screen Classics, Wide Lens, Cinema Jukebox and weekend shows for children in the morning. The theater also broadcasts live broadcasts from the National Theater London and world-renowned opera and ballet companies, and hosts guest filmmakers, several leading film festivals, screenings of local works and workshops in movie theater. For more information, visit

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