Category: OGT Spotlight

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J. Elise Tea bottle

NEW PRODUCT: OGT now carries J. Elise Tea

The Old Greenbelt Theatre is proud to feature concessions items from local businesses, and we are excited to announce that J. Elise Tea is joining the lineup, along with Zeke’s Coffee, Baba’s Brew, Dundalk Dan’s Beef Jerky, and other local favorites. J. Elise Tea beverage company was founded in 2016 […]

When one screen isn’t enough…

By Kelly McLaughlin, OGT Director of Marketing & Development “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” The famous Dickensian opening lines are tantamount to cliché, but at the same time vastly appropriate to the life of independent, arthouse movie theaters these days, as two dueling […]

More than just Bette Davis eyes

By OGT Blog Squad Member Stacia Woycheck The Old Greenbelt Theater features Monday Matinees, a free classic movie the first Monday of each month. This Monday, March 4 at 1pm, Of Human Bondage will be shown, starring Bette Davis and Leslie Howard. Since we are just one week past the 2019 […]

OGT Picks the Oscars: Kelly’s Picks

We asked our moviegoers, patrons, members, and donors who they would vote for if they were picking the Oscars. And while we are compiling the results, we wanted to share with you some of our staff member’s picks. Next up is Kelly McLaughlin, our Director of Marketing and Development. See […]

What to Expect: COLD WAR (2018)

By OGT Blog Squad Volunteer Elizabeth Knutson. Playing this week (Feb. 8 – 14) at the Old Greenbelt Theatre is Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War, winner of this year’s Cannes Festival prize for Best Director; European Film Award for Best Film of 2018; and Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, […]

What to Expect: SHOPLIFTERS (2018)

By OGT Blog Squad Volunteer Polly O’Rourke. Showtimes, trailer, and more available on the Shoplifters film page. Written and directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda, Shoplifters is an affectionate portrayal of an unconventional family, struggling to survive on the margins of Japanese society. Brought together by both family ties and circumstance, the family […]

The New OGT Film Archive!

  As part of a partnership with the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, the Old Greenbelt Theatre will now house over 1400 16mm films. The partnership was made possible through the work of the librarians at the New Carrolton branch and the Old Greenbelt Theatre’s Executive Director, Caitlin McGrath. […]

Film Noir Series

We are very pleased to announce our newest film series, Film Noir.. This series theme was chosen by our membership in a recent survey (with Musicals and Hitchcock coming in a close second and third – stay tuned for those series to be announced soon). In this first iteration of […]

Spirited Away

Studio Ghibli, founded by Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, is arguably one of the most prolific animation studios to ever exist. Although more widely known for their films like My Neighbor Totoro,  Princess Mononoke, and more recently Ponyo, Miyazaki’s visionary film Spirited Away was released and took home the Academy Award for Best Animated Picture in 2002. Spirited Away is […]

Dispatch From the Other Side: Art House Convergence 2016

  Hey all! This past week Caitlin and I ventured all the way to Midway, Utah for Art House Convergence 2016! Art House Convergence is an organization committed to helping art house theaters like ours grow. We got to dialogue with many single-screen theaters like ours and speak to many […]