Reel and Meal at the New Deal

Reel and Meal is a monthly film series at the New Deal Cafe exploring vital environmental, animal rights, and social justice issues. Admission to the film is always free. The series is organized by the Beaverdam Creek Watershed Watch Group, Green Vegan Networking and the Prince George’s County Peace and Justice Coalition and sponsored by several Greenbelt community organizations. Contributions are gladly accepted to cover each month's donation to a non-profit organization.

Date: Third Monday of every month
Time: The free film starts at 7pm. Beginning at 6:30pm, a vegan buffet meal is offered by Chef Karim for $14.
Location: New Deal Cafe - 113 Centerway in historic Greenbelt, MD
Public transportation: The cafe is accessible by Metro Buses G12, 13, 14 and 16 from the Greenbelt Metro station.

February 15, 2016

The House I Live In

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Eugene Jarecki's documentary The House I Live In exposes the overuse of incarceration in the U.S. criminal justice system. This Sundance prize-winning film tells the stories of many on the front lines of the longstanding U.S."war on drugs" -- officers, judges, inmates and their families. It shows the breadth of incarceration by the world's largest jailer, and the depth of human rights violations involved.

Bob Ross, president of the NAACP Prince George's chapter, will offer comments and lead discussion about how citizens can impact pending legislation on criminal justice reform. Prince George's County Peace & Justice Coalition has planned this program For more information contact or 301-577-2350. Other local grassroots sponsors of the film series are Beaverdam Creek Watershed Watch Group and Green Vegan Networking.