NoMa Summer Screen Festival – opens tonight

The third annual NoMa Summer Screen–a free, weekly, outdoor film series–begins tonight and runs through July 28th.  This year’s theme is “The Future is Now.”  Bring your lawn chairs, blankets coolers and/or grab some fare at the scene–local BBQ by Smokin’ Somethin’, popcorn and Italian ice.  There will also be music by Fatback.

Subtitles provided (which is a thoughtful nod to a large segment of our extended neighborhood, Gallaudet University).

Directions from Eckington/Edgewood/Brookland:  Take the Metropolitan Branch Trail south to L Street stairs, turn left and walk 1 block (or south to M Street ramp, turn right and bike to 2nd Street, turn right and bike to L Street).

NoMa Summer Screen
Wednesdays – 7 pm (movies start at 9 pm)

L Street NE, Between 2nd & 3rd
(grass lot east of new apartments)

May 12 Spaceballs In this classic Mel Brooks comedy, Lone Starr must stop Lord Dark Helmet from stealing Planet Druidia’s air supply. NR
May 19 WALL-E FAMILY NIGHT: In this futuristic Pixar film, a friendly waste-collecting robot embarks on a space journey that will decide the fate of mankind. G
May 26 Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure Two dim-witted teens struggle to prepare a historical presentation with the help of a time machine in this 1989 comedy. PG
June 2 Star Trek: The Wrath of Kahn Admiral Kirk’s mid-life crisis is interrupted by the return of an old enemy looking for revenge. PG
June 9 Donnie Darko A teenager (Jake Gyllenhaal) lost in time is plagued by visions that manipulate him to commit a series of crimes. R
June 16 Back to the Future 17-year-old Marty McFly got home early last night; 30 years early. PG
June 23 The Fifth Element In the colorful future, cab driver Bruce Willis unwittingly joins the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at bay. PG-13
June 30 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial He is afraid. He is totally alone. He is 3 million light-years from home. PG
July 7 Sleeper* A Woody Allen love story about two people who hate each other…200 years in the future. PG
July 14 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet star in this wildly imaginative love story: a couple erases their memories of each other, only to discover what they had in the beginning. R
July 21 Logan’s Run In this 1976 sci-fi classic, an idyllic future has one major drawback: Life must end at 30. PG
July 28 Groundhog Day A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again. PG

3 thoughts on “NoMa Summer Screen Festival – opens tonight

  1. Can anyone tell what a fair rent would be on a 1 bedroom top floor condo in Eckington should be? I’m considering renting out my condo for the next two years. It would include all utilities except electric, cable, and phone. Also, the unit has been renovated with granite countertops, new kitchen and bathrooms, and stainless steal appliances.

  2. I’m over near RI Ave and 4th Streets NE. I’m right near the metro on the Eckington side.

    (Anon from above)

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