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, sponsored by several Greenbelt community organizations. Contributions are gladly accepted to cover each month’s donation to a non-profit organization.

Reel and Meal events are in-person (limited seating) and online via Zoom.  Each month registration links will be posted here.  You can also reach out to Reel and Meal at

Date: Third Monday of every month
Time: The free film starts at 7pm.
Dinner: Dinners are available at the café after 4pm with several plant-based options.
Carryout: The Co-Op Supermarket Meatless Monday meals can be picked up from the “grab and go” for Zoom at-home viewing after 11am.
Location: Online or at the 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.

December 19, 2022

The Shadow of Gold

Bullfrog Films’ THE SHADOW OF GOLD, a global investigation of how gold is extracted from the earth, from two sides of the industry: the mining companies that dig deep and lop off mountaintops, and some twenty million miners in the world’s poorest nations, who extract gold by hand and often earn just enough to survive.

Discussion will follow, led by lKurt Stand, a local activist for labor rights and democratic socialism. This program is sponsored by Prince George’s County Peace and Justice Coalition. For more information contact or Lucy Duff at 202-549-5574.

The film is screened in-house and via zoom.

Prior registration is required for virtual attendees at

At the cafe, dinners are available after 4pm, including some plant-based options. Carryout Co-op Supermarket Meatless Monday meals can be picked up for Zoom at-home viewing after 11am from the Deli Hot Bar; Dodah’s Spinach Lasagna (vegan) is featured.