Thursday, June 13, 2013

Screen on the Green Marks 15th Year

Sally Field stars in Norma Rae

From our friends at Screen on the Green...

HBO and Comcast are proud to announce the return of a favorite Washington summertime tradition, Screen on the Green. Marking its 15th year, the festival will kick-off July 22nd with the 1982 classic "E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL." The free outdoor event will continue with screenings each Monday evening at sunset through August 12th. Each movie will be shown on a giant 20' by 40' outdoor screen on The National Mall between 7th and 12th Streets. The screenings are free and open to the public

Check out the schedule for the entire film festival below. Grab your friends, food and get ready for a summer of free movies on the green!

The National Mall, between Between 7th and 12th Streets.

Mondays at sunset (around 8PM). Movies play on except in extreme weather, and there are NO rain days. For updates call 877-262-5866.

Nearest subway stops
The Smithsonian stop (blue/orange lines) is the closest.

What to bring
Blankets, snacks, beverages, umbrellas, bug spray, warm clothes. You can pack snacks and non-alcoholic drinks for a picnic vibe.

What not to bring
Weapons, drugs, alcohol and tall chairs are among the forbidden items.

July 22: E.T. the Extra Terrestrial

July 29: Norma Rae

August 5: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

August 12: Tootsie