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Old Greenbelt Theatre

Opening Friday, May 4

A previous version of this email had the incorrect time for Sunday's open captioned screening of LEAN ON PETE. The correct time is Sunday, May 6 at 12:00pm. We apologize for the inconvenience! Updated showtimes are below and on our website.
LEAN ON PETE
"At the center of this oddly riveting little picaresque is a performance of quiet power by Plummer as an antihero both rash and precociously resourceful." - Michael O'Sullivan, The Washington Post
Charley, a teen living with his single father, finds work caring for an aging racehorse named Lean On Pete. When he learns Pete is bound for slaughter, the two embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a place to call home. CC, R, 2017, 121 mins.

5/4 Fri. 2:30, 5:15, 8:00 PM, 5/5 Sat. 2:30, 5:15, 8:00 PM, 5/6 Sun. 12:00 (Open Captions), 8:00 PM, 5/7 Mon. 5:15, 8:00 PM, 5/8 Tues. 5:15, 8:00 PM, 5/9 Wed. 2:30, 5:15 PM, 5/10 Thurs. 5:15 PM

Tickets and Showtimes

Special Events

We're Turning Three!
Sunday, May 6
Join us as we celebrate the third anniversary of our grand reopening! We will be recreating the very first event at the theater, a production of a one-act play called DangerAfterwards, we will screen the brand-new Let's Make a Movie! experimental film created by Family Member kids. TIckets are $10 and include a free cupcake! Tickets can be purchased here as a donation of $10. Make sure to write "Birthday Party" in the donation dedication field.

Doors at 5:15pm 
Event from 5:30-6:30pm

THE AFRICAN QUEEN (1951)
Monday, May 7 at 1pm - Free!
In Africa during World War I, a gin-swilling riverboat captain (Humphrey Bogart) is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary (Katharine Hepburn) to use his boat to attack an enemy warship. Part of our Free Monday Matinee Classics Series.

DR. STRANGELOVE (1964)
Thursday, May 10 at 8pm - Free!
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop. We'll be joined for a post-screening discussion by Stephen Young of the Union of Concerned Scientists. More info on this event can be found hereThis screening is part of our Science on Screen Series funded by the Sloan Foundation and administered by the Coolidge Corner Theatre.
CITIZEN JANE: BATTLE FOR THE CITY
Wednesday, May 9 at 8pm - Free!
Writer and urban activist Jane Jacobs fights to save historic New York City during the ruthless redevelopment era of urban planner Robert Moses in the 1960s. After the screening, University of Maryland professors Dr. Mary Corbin Sies and Dr. Isabelle Gournay will speak about Jacobs’ legacy.

This is the first of the 2018 Preservation Month events sponsored by Maryland Milestones. Check out their website at www.marylandmilestones.org to learn more about these events.
Coming Soon:
THE RAILWAY CHILDREN (1970)

Saturday, May 12 at 11am
After the enforced absence of their father, three children move with their mother to Yorkshire, where during their adventures they attempt to discover the reason for his disappearance. Part of our Family Series.
Sunday, May 13 at 8pm & Monday May 14 at 1pm
The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein's birth with an all-Bernstein programme from choreographers Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett, and Christopher Weldon. Part of our Stage on Screen Series.
Coming Soon:
THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI ACROSS THE 8TH DIMENSION (1984)

Thursday, May 17 at 8pm
 Adventurer, brain surgeon, rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his crime-fighting team, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, must stop evil alien invaders from the eighth dimension who are planning to conquer Earth. Part of our Stranger Origins Series.
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