At the NoMa Summer Screen, families will enjoy a variety of outdoor movies throughout the summer. The NoMa (north of Massachusetts Avenue) Business Improvement District hosts a free summer-long outdoor film festival in Northeast Washington, DC. The event will be held on a large grassy lot, so bring a blanket, a low lawnchair, and a picnic. Each film screening will be preceded by live DJs, special guests, barbeque, and surprises. Funk, soul, boogaloo, and other types of music will be provided by local DJ collective Fatback. The theme for 2014 is “Unlikely Friendships.”
Dates: May 28 - August 20, 2014.
Time: 7:00 until 11:00 p.m. Rain or shine.
Location: L Street between 2nd and 3rd Streets, NE Washington, DC.
Parking is limited, so attendees are encouraged to take Metro. The closest Metro station is New York Avenue. Read more about the NoMa neighborhood
2014 Movie Schedule
May 28 - Back to the Future (PG), Marty McFly accidentally time travels 30 years in the past and plays matchmaker for his high-school aged parents (1985).
June 4 - Silver Linings Playbook (R), After a short stint in a mental institution, Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more complicated when he meets Tiffany (2012).
June 11 - Midnight in Paris (PG), While on a vacation in Paris with his fiancee and her family, a screenwriter discovers he is able to travel back to the 1920′s at the strike of midnight (2011).
June 18 - Up (PG), 78-year old Carl ties thousands of balloons to his house in an attempt to travel to South America, and inadvertently takes a young wilderness explorer along for the ride (2009).
June 25 - When Harry Met Sally (R), Harry and Sally have been friends for years, but fear sex would destroy the friendship (1989).
July 2 - Clueless (PG-13), Cher, high school royalty, tries to help boost a new student’s popularity and play matchmaker (1995).
July 9 - The Muppets (PG), The Muppets must reunite to save their theater from a greedy oil tycoon (2011).
July 16 - The Perks of Being a Wallflower (PG-13), Charlie, a shy freshman befriends two seniors who take him under their wing (2012
July 23 - The Dark Knight (PG-13), Batman, Gordon, and Harvey Dent launch a plan to take down the mob and end up fueling the Joker’s rise to become Gotham’s most feared villain (2008).
July 30 - Pitch Perfect (PG-13), Beca, a college freshman joins an acapella group to appease her father (2012).
August 6 - Top Gun (PG), Students at the Navy’s elite fighter pilot school compete, become friends, and learn tough lessons (1986).
August 13 - The Sandlot (PG), Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood and wants to learn to play baseball to make friends, adventures and “The Beast” follow (1993).
August 20 - Rain Date, movie TBD.
Family Film Nights
Tuesdays - The event starts at 7 p.m. with kid-centric activities and free food. Films start at dark.
June 24 - WALL-E (G), A small waste collecting robot embarks on a momentous adventure.
July 8 - Frozen (PG), Elsa tries and fails to hide her icy powers from her kingdom.
July 22 - The Lego Movie (PG), An ordinary Lego construction worker becomes much more when he joins a quest to prevent the Lego universe from becoming glued.
August 5 - Despicable Me 2 (PG), Gru is recruited by a anti-villain league to help with a powerful new criminal.