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.


July 15, 2024

Saving Walden’s World

Saving Walden’s World shows the filmmaker’s life’s journey, from being an arms dealer, to meeting the less affluent people those arms sales hurt, to learning from them how to live more sustainably, so that his and our children can have a future in a habitable world.

This award winning movie which will feature the filmmaker present on Zoom for Q+A.

Please join us in person or via Zoom for this exciting, upbeat, positive messaged film. The Zoom room opens at 6:45pm, and the film begins at 7pm. Prior registration is required for Zoom attendance: https://tinyurl.com/July2024-Reel-and-Meal

For more information, contact Frank Gervasi at .

Dine-In Dinners are served at the Café after 4pm. A full dinner menu is featured with plant-based (vegan) options.

Carryout Co-op Supermarket Meatless Mondays: Pick up dinners for Zoom at-home viewing from the Deli Hot Bar.

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