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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.


June 19, 2023

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This Changes Everything

This Changes Everything, a 2015 documentary based on Naomi Klein’s best-seller of the same name, looks at how Climate Change is the prime global existential threat and how our response can be a unifying force for something better.

The film is composed of footage shot in five continents, including Montana’s Powder River Basin, the Alberta Tar Sands, the coast of South India, the heart of Beijing and beyond.

The event starts at 7:00 PM and will be both in-person at the Cafe and online via Zoom. Zoom registration is required at https://tinyurl.com/ReelNMealJUN19.

A discussion will follow the screening. The Cafe will offer a full menu, including several vegan options, for the live screening. For more information, visit Reel and Meal’s Facebook page.

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