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Old Greenbelt Theatre

Week of Friday, September 21st




 

Greenbelt Celebrates!
80 YEARS OF MOVIES


Fri. Sep. 21, 7:00 pm

Join us for a gala celebration of the 80th anniversary of the first film ever shown at the Greenbelt movie theater!
Just as Greenbelters did on September 21st of 1938, you'll view a 35 mm print of Little Miss Broadway. Before the film, sing along to Shirley Temple songs led by Chris Cherry. Tickets include post-show cupcake and (what else?!) refreshing Shirley Temples.

 
Admission: $19.38
Buy your tickets now!

The Wife

2017 ‧ R ‧  CC ‧  DVS ‧ 100 mins

   Joan and Joe remain complements after nearly 40 years of marriage. Where Joe (Jonathan Pryce) is casual, Joan (Glenn Close) is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as the great American novelist, Joan pours her considerable intellect, grace, charm and diplomacy into the private role of a great man's wife.  As Joe is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for his acclaimed and prolific body of work, Joan starts to think about the shared compromises, secrets and betrayals.


"By the time the dramatic fireworks start popping off, each one feels earned."

-Emily Yoshida, Vulture
9/21 Fri.  2:30 pm
9/22 Sat. 2:30, 5:00, 7:30 pm
9/23 Sun. 2:30 (OC), 5:00, 7:30 pm
9/24 Mon. 5:00, 7:30 pm
9/25 Tues. 5:00, 7:30 pm
9/26 Wed. 2:30, 5:00, 7:30 pm
9/27 Thurs. 5:00 pm
Tickets and Showtimes

 


The Big Bad Fox
and Other Tales


G ‧ 2017 ‧ 83 mins

SUNDAY Sept. 23, 11:00 am  


 The countryside isn't always as calm and peaceful as it's made out to be, and the animals on this farm are particularly agitated: a fox who mothers a family of chicks, a rabbit who plays the stork, and a duck who wants to be Santa Claus.

Part of our Fall Family Series,
in celebration of Art House Theater Day!


 




Taiwanese Classic Film Series: 
FREE!

Taipei Story

In Mandarin with English subtitles ‧ NR ‧ 1985 ‧  119 mins.

Thurs. Sept. 27, 8:00 pm



 Taipei Story chronicles the growing estrangement between a washed-up baseball player (Hou, in a rare on-screen performance) working in his family’s textile business and his girlfriend (pop star Tsai Chin), who clings to the upward mobility of her career in property development. As the couple’s dreams of marriage and emigration begin to unravel, Yang’s gaze illuminates the precariousness of domestic life and the desperation of Taiwan’s globalized modernity.

 

Generously supported by
The Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office
in the United States (DC)


Storytime on Screen
Mon. Sept. 24, 10:30 am 
 Mon. Oct. 8, 10:30 am 
 
FREE event held from 10:30-11:30 AM the second and fourth Mondays of every month in partnership with the Prince George's County Memorial Library Service. Each Storytime on Screen includes a story, short movie, and a craft.

Free of charge through generous support of the Friends of New Carrollton Library and Friends of Greenbelt Library.


Photo Credit
Route One Fun!
 Sat. Sept. 29, 11:00 am 

Comprised of nine short films, this 52-minute program of dialogue-free animation and live action provides a lively line-up of fun for children ages 3-7.

With visually innovative animation and many Audience Award winners from New York International Children's Festival 2018, Kid Flicks 1 is charming and cheerful. 

Part of our Fall Family Series.
 


Monday Matinee: FREE!

The Trouble With Harry

Mon. Oct. 1, 1:00 pm
(1955) 100 mins

In this classic Hitchcock thriller a local man's corpse appears on a nearby hillside and no one is quite sure what happened to him. Many of the town's residents secretly wonder if they are responsible, including the man's ex-wife, Jennifer, and Capt. Albert Wiles, a retired seaman who was hunting in the woods where the body was found. As the no-nonsense sheriff gets involved and local artist Sam Marlowe offers his help, the community slowly unravels the mystery.

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