Idea Exchange – Filmed in Cambridge

Charming rivers, parks and old buildings make our city a popular destination for Hollywood movie and TV shoots. Look for your favourite local haunts in these filmed in Cambridge productions.

Want to know what's been filmed in your backyard? Browse the Filming in Cambridge map.

The Handmaid's Tale

The City of Cambridge plays the Republic of Gilead in this popular TV series based on the Margaret Atwood novel The Handmaid's Tale. Starting in 2016, the Main Street bridge, the river walk by Mill Street Park, the market building, and even the city hall council chambers were used as film locations.

American Gods

During the summer of 2016, downtown Galt became a gritty American heartland where the gods of old Europe squared off with those in the new world in the series American Gods. Don't miss this extremely popular series, based on Neil Gaiman’s award winning book of the same name.

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