Attention visitors and DC metro area residents, if you are looking for something fun and free to do after touring the city or working all day why not spend the evening seeing a great film for free.
2012 NoMa Summer Screen begins May 23 and runs every Wednesday (rain or shine) until August 8th from 7 to 11pm.
This years movie theme relates to end of the world scenarios marking the end of the world according to the Mayan calendar.
There will be plenty of things to happening before the movie begins including music, freebies, food trucks, and plenty of fun for families.
If you want to see a good film then pack a snack, and bring your blanket or lawn chair, to Loree Grand Field located at Second and L Streets NE.
The best way to get there is by bus or metro since parking is limited. New York Ave is the closest stop on the redline.
So if you want to see a free movie at one of the best top ten outdoor movie theaters in America then check out:
The Day After Tomorrow: Starring Dennis Quaid , and Jake Gyllenhaal, a climatologist tries to figure out a way to save the world from abrupt global warming. he must get to his young son in New York which is being taken over by a new ice age, (PG-13). May 23, 2012
Dr. Strangelove: Starring Stanley Kubrick, and Peter Sellers, An insane general starts a nuclear holocaust process that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop, (PG). May 30, 2012
Men in Black:Starring Will Smith and To,my Lee Jones, Two men who keep an eye on aliens in New York City must try to save the world after the aliens threaten to blow the city up. (PG-13). June 6, 2012
Shaun of the Dead: A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living. (R). June 13, 2012
WALL-E: Pixar Animated, in the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind. (G). June 20, 2012
Ghost Busters: Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Three unemployed parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service. (PG). June 27, 2012
Independence Day: Starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman, the aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy. fighting superior technology, humanity’s best weapon is the will to survive. (PG-13). July 4, 2012
Red Dawn: Starring Patrick Swayze, Lea Thompson, it is the dawn of World War II. In mid-western America a group of teenagers band together to defend their town and country from invading Soviet forces. (PG-13). July 11, 2012
War Games: Starring Matthew Broderick, a young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game playing, possibly starting World War III. (PG). July 18, 2012
The Incredibles: Pixar animated, a family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live a quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. (PG). July 25, 2012
Jurassic Park: The Lost World: During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows cloned dinosaurs to run amok. (PG-13). August 1, 2012
Deep Impact: Starring Robert Duvall, and Tea Leoni, Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. which people will survive? (PG-13). August 8, 2012
So, bring a date, the family, or come alone, and spend Wednesday nights watching free doomsday movies under the stars in Washington DC and don’t forget to tell family friends and tourists about one of the best outdoor film theaters located in the heart of the Nations Capitol.
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