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.

Monday, June 18, 2018

The Nuns, the Priests and the Bombs

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The Nuns, the Priests and the Bombs, Helen Young’s 2017 film about Plowshares activists who walked peacefully into a shoot-to-kill zone at U.S. nuclear weapons facilities in order to draw attention to the the worldwide nuclear arms threat. Two of these people who appear in the film, Sister Megan and Michael Walli, will be on hand to participate in the discussion.They served two years in prison for their part in the Plowshares action.