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.
Monday, June 18, 2018
The Nuns, the Priests and the Bombs
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.