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Old Greenbelt Theatre

Week of Friday, September 27

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All of our first-run films are being shown in the Pop-up cinema next door at 125 Centerway. Pay close attention to showtime locations in this email and on our website, as some specialty series are still being held off-site. 
Or watch our video explainer here.

Please note, during our renovation, OGT members will have early access to online tickets. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday mornings at 11 am. You may purchase your tickets at that point.

If you would like early access to online tickets, click here to become a member. If you believe you are a current member and should get the member version of our email, contact us at hello@greenbelttheatre.org.

In the Pop-up

The Peanut Butter Falcon

2019 ‧ 98 min ‧ PG-13 ‧ CC, DVS


The Peanut Butter Falcon tells the story of Zak (Zack Gottsagen), a young man with Down syndrome, who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending the professional wrestling school of his idol, The Salt Water Redneck (Thomas Haden Church). A strange turn of events pairs him on the road with Tyler (Shia LaBeouf), a small time outlaw on the run, who becomes Zak's unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor (Dakota Johnson), a kind nursing home employee charged with Zak's return, to join them on their journey.
“LaBeouf brings the soul to The Peanut Butter Falcon, while Gottsagen brings the spirit. He has an undeniably charming screen presence, and the actor takes to this starring role with gusto.”
– Katie Walsh, 
The Los Angeles Times
All showtimes in the Pop-up
9/27 Fri. 2:30, 7:30 pm
9/28 Sat. 5:00 pm
9/29 Sun. 12:30, 2:30 (OC), 7:30 pm
9/30 Mon. 5:00 pm
10/1 Tues. 7:30 pm
10/2 Wed. 5:00 pm
10/3 Thurs. 7:30 pm

Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles

2019 ‧ 92 min ‧ PG-13 ‧ CC, DVS


When “Fiddler on the Roof” opened on Broadway in 1964, it explored themes of tradition, religion, and anti-Semitism against a modern backdrop of radical social change that addressed gender roles, sexuality, and race. Rare archival footage and interviews with musical luminaries explore the legacy of this long-running, award-winning musical.
“Max Lewkowicz’s documentary emerges as essential viewing by exposing the behind-the-scenes drama and on-stage magic of ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ a musical and cultural landmark whose influence spans nations, races, religions and generations.”
– Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
All showtimes in the Pop-up
9/27 Fri. 5:00 pm
9/28 Sat. 12:30, 2:30 (OC), 7:30 pm
9/29 Sun. 5:00 pm
9/30 Mon. 7:30 pm
10/1 Tues. 5:00 pm
10/2 Wed. 2:30, 7:30 pm
10/3 Thurs. 5:00 pm
Tickets and Showtimes
While pre-purchasing a ticket will guarantee you a seat, it doesn't guarantee you'll get your favorite seat. To ensure you nab your perfect seat, plan to arrive 15 minutes before the showtime to allow you to get your concessions and claim your preferred spot!

Opening October 4 in the Pop-up

Downton Abbey: The Movie

2019 ‧ 90 min ‧ PG ‧ CC, DVS


This fall, the worldwide phenomenon Downton Abbey, becomes a grand motion picture event, as the beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

Tickets go on sale to the public on Thursday, September 26 at 11:00 am.

ALL NEW SEASONAL CONCESSION
Three Springs Fruit Farm's Apple Cider

We know you love our local concessions, so we're bringing you a special fall offering straight from the farm.

Next time you come to OGT, you can enjoy a fresh apple cider from Three Springs Fruit Farm. Only at OGT for a limited time!
COMING SOON

Arsenic & Old Lace
1944 ‧ 118 min ‧ NR

Mon. Oct. 7 @ 1 pm
Greenbelt Community Center - Ground Floor East Suite


Arsenic & Old Lace is director Frank Capra's spin on the classic Joseph Kesselring stage comedy, which concerns the sweet old Brewster sisters, beloved in their genteel Brooklyn neighborhood for their many charitable acts. One charity which the ladies don't advertise is their ongoing effort to permit lonely bachelors to die with smiles on their faces--by serving said bachelors elderberry wine spiked with arsenic.
OGT Spotlight Blog

My Weird, Wonderful Experience at the Toronto International Film Festival


By OGT Executive Director Caitlin McGrath

"As a cinema historian, there were dozens more I would have liked to see, but I was on a fact-finding mission for all of you, to discover the hidden gems and be able to make the best call on what you’d like to see come at our theater...


READ MORE
Tickets on sale soon!

Girl with a Pearl Earring and Other Treasures of the Mauritshuis

Sun. Oct. 13 @ 8 pm
Mon. Oct. 14 @ 1 pm
In the Pop-up


'Girl with a Pearl Earring’ by Johannes Vermeer is one of the most enduring paintings in the history of art. Even today, its recent world tour garnered huge queues lining up for the briefest glimpse of its majestic beauty – in Japan 1.2 million people came to see the exhibition. Yet the painting itself is surrounded by mystery. This beautiful film seeks to investigate the many unanswered questions associated with this extraordinary piece. 
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