By greenbelttheatre / 06/22/2021

Reopening Schedule!

After a long strange winter, spring has sprung and summer is right around the corner! Vaccination rates are going up, COVID cases are going down, and many of us are looking forward to a return to something close to “normal.” We at OGT can’t wait to welcome you back to the theater, and are excited to share our reopening plans. In mid-June, we...

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(1 hr 56 min PG-13) 2020 OC Lee Isaac Chung, director
Opens Aug 6
A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother. Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, Minari shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.

(1 hr 50 min R) Chloe Zhao, director
Opens Aug 6
Screen: AUD
Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature film from director Chloé Zhao, Nomadland features real nomads Linda May, Swankie and Bob Wells as Fern's mentors and comrades in her exploration through the vast landscape of the American West.

Friday, Aug 6
8:00 PM
Saturday, Aug 7
5:00 PM
Sunday, Aug 8
5:00 PM
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
(1 hr 24 min R) 2020 George C Wolfe, director
Opens Aug 7
Tensions and temperatures rise over the course of an afternoon recording session in 1920s Chicago. Trailblazing performer Ma Rainey engages in a battle of wills with her white manager and producer over control of her music. As the band waits, ambitious cornet player Levee spurs his fellow musicians into an eruption of stories revealing truths that will forever change the course of their lives.

Summer of Soul
(1 hr 57 min PG-13) 2021 Questlove, director
Opens Aug 13
SUMMER OF SOUL is part music film, part historical record created around an epic event that celebrated Black history, culture and fashion. Over the course of six weeks in the summer of 1969, just one hundred miles south of Woodstock, The Harlem Cultural Festival was filmed in Mount Morris Park (now Marcus Garvey Park). The footage was never seen and largely forgotten-until now. SUMMER OF SOUL shines a light on the importance of history to our spiritual well-being and stands as a testament to the healing power of music during times of unrest, both past and present. The feature includes never-before-seen concert performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly and the Family Stone, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Mahalia Jackson, B.B. King, The 5th Dimension and more.

In The Heights
(2 hrs 24 min PG-13) 2021 Jon M Chu, director
The creator of "Hamilton" and the director of "Crazy Rich Asians" invite you to the event of the summer, where the streets are made of music and little dreams become big... "In the Heights." Lights up on Washington Heights... The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the likable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi (Anthony Ramos), who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life. "In the Heights" fuses Lin-Manuel Miranda's kinetic music and lyrics with director Jon M. Chu's lively and authentic eye for storytelling to capture a world very much of its place, but universal in its experience.

Friday, Aug 20
8:15 PM
Saturday, Aug 21
5:00 PM
Sunday, Aug 22
5:30 PM
Monday, Aug 23
2:00 PM
The Sparks Brothers
(2 hrs 15 min R) 2021 OC Edgar Wright, director
Opens Aug 20
Filmmaker Edgar Wright explores how one rock band can be successful, underrated, hugely influential and criminally overlooked -- all at the same time. A musical odyssey exploring five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Ron and Russell Mael, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks -- your favorite band's favorite band. Features commentary from celebrity fans Flea, Jane Wiedlin, Beck, Jack Antonoff, Jason Schwartzman, Neil Gaiman and more.

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