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: Greenbelt’s Co-op Grocery offers a vegan meal in support of Reel and Meal’s mission. Cost is $7.99 for participants. Phone in your pre-order to the deli at 301-474-0522 by 1:00pm on the day of the film for pick-up between 4:00pm and 7:00pm at the deli. Depending on demand, there may be dinners on a walk-in basis, if not pre-ordered. 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 18, 2013
War Dance portrays members of the Acholi ethnic group forced to live in a northern Uganda refugee camp under military protection. In 2005, the camp’s primary school won the regional music competition and participated in the annual National Music Competition in Kampala. Focusing on 3 teenagers, the film follows them as they prepare for the event and reveals the anguish and strife they have experienced along with their hopes and dreams.
Prior to the film, we will show a brief video about African aid to victims of the 10-year “blood diamonds” war in Sierra Leone. Donations of clothing and shoes are requested and will be sent to war survivors. For more information, contact Ed Fallon at .
Sponsored by the Prince George’s County Peace & Justice Coalition.