OGT featured in NPR article

OGT mentioned in an NPR article about historic movie theaters in the Washington region. Check it out!

“Old Greenbelt Theatre, Greenbelt, Maryland.: The cinema was a centerpiece of the New Deal-era Greenbelt planned community. Its first audience paid 30 cents to see Shirley Temple in the musical drama “Little Miss Broadway” in Fall 1938. It’s now run by a nonprofit and still shows movies.”


“Boy Erased” Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion on Saturday, December 8, following 7:30 p.m. screening of Boy Erased. Featuring Dr. Christine Chianese and Lisbeth Meléndez Rivera.

Dr. Christine Chianese

PsyD & Owner of Point Balance Anxiety & Trauma Center

Dr. Chianese is a licensed psychologist practicing in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for over 10 years. She has worked with individuals with a wide range of life situations, including LGBTQIA individuals and couples. In addition to a Doctorate in clinical psychology, she has a Masters degree in Communications, Culture & Technology from Georgetown University. Dr. Chianese has worked with clients who were encouraged to engage in Conversion Therapy rather than affirmative care.

Lisbeth Meléndez Rivera

Director of Faith Outreach & Training, Human Rights Campaign

Lisbeth Meléndez Rivera is the Director of Faith Outreach and Training at the Human Rights Campaign, where she works with people of faith across denominations to ensure we can be who we are, love who we love and practice our faith free of judgement. Meléndez Rivera is a 30+ year veteran of the LGBTQ and labor movements. Meléndez Rivera is pursuing a Masters in Divinity at the United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.

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The Greenbelt Theatre is located in the Roosevelt Center Shopping Center in Greenbelt, MD.
Our address is 129 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD 20770. GET DIRECTIONS