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.
February 17, 2020
Always in Season
Always in Season explores the traumatic history of lynching in the U.S. More than 4400 African Americans were killed by white mobs between 1877 and 1950.
Following the film we will discuss Bryan Stevenson’s Equal Justice Initiative to build memorials in PG County to address the local legacy of lynching. The discussion of racial injustice may also include inequitable policing, gun violence and mass incarnation.
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