Coming Soon

Now Open!

The auditorium of the Old Greenbelt Theatre is now closed for an estimated four month renovation. In the meantime, patrons still come to the theater to buy tickets and concessions in the lobby, then will proceed next-door to enjoy our films in the Pop-up cinema next door. View the video below to see how the process will work.

NOTE: Some of our specialty series are being held off-site. Pay attention to location listed with showtime.

COMING SOON

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu
(104 minutes PG; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 8+) 2019 Rob Letterman, director
FREE! Aug 20
The story begins when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son Tim to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry's former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu: a hilariously wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth who is a puzzlement even to himself. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to communicate with one another, Tim and Pikachu join forces on a thrilling adventure to unravel the tangled mystery.

Tuesday, Aug 20 1:00 pm FREE GCC - GYM
Storytime on Screen
(30 minutes)
FREE! Aug 26

FREE! A story, a short movie, and a craft recommended for ages 0-5.

Presented in conjunction with the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System and made possible through the generous support of the Friends of New Carrollton Library and Friends of Greenbelt Library.

Monday, Aug 26 10:30 AM FREE GCC - GFES
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
(100 minutes PG; Common Sense Media Rating: Ages 9+) 2018 Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, director
Opens Aug 27
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales, and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the mask. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man Universe, with a groundbreaking visual style that's the first of its kind.

Tuesday, Aug 27 1:00 pm FREE GCC-GYM
The Merry Wives of Windsor
(180 minutes PG) 2019 Elle While, director
Opens Sep 15
The Merry Wives of Windsor is the only comedy that Shakespeare set in his native land. Drawing influences from 1930s British fashion, music and dance, this new production from Shakespeare’s Globe celebrates women, and the power and beauty of nature. With its witty mix of verbal and physical humour, the play celebrates a tradition that reaches right down to the contemporary English sitcom.

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
(118 minutes NR) 1944 Frank Capra, director
FREE! Oct 7
Arsenic and Old Lace is director Frank Capra's spin on the classic Joseph Kesselring stage comedy, which concerns the sweet old Brewster sisters (Josephine Hull, Jean Adair), beloved in their genteel Brooklyn neighborhood for their many charitable acts. One charity which the ladies don't advertise is their ongoing effort to permit lonely bachelors to die with smiles on their faces--by serving said bachelors elderberry wine spiked with arsenic.

Monday, Oct 7 1:00 PM FREE
Girl with a Pearl Earring
Opens Oct 13
‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ by Johannes Vermeer is one of the most enduring paintings in the history of art. Even today, its recent world tour garnered huge queues lining up for the briefest glimpse of its majestic beauty – in Japan 1.2 million people came to see the exhibition. Yet the painting itself is surrounded by mystery. This beautifully film seeks to investigate the many unanswered questions associated with this extraordinary piece. Who was this girl? Why and how was it painted? Why is it so revered?

The Apartment (1960)
(125 minutes NR) 1960 Billy Wilder, director
FREE! Nov 4
Jack Lemmon plays C.C. Baxter, a go-getting office worker who loans his tiny apartment to his philandering superiors for their romantic trysts. He runs into trouble when he finds himself sharing a girlfriend (Shirley MacLaine) with his callous boss (Fred MacMurray).

Monday, Nov 4 1:00 PM FREE
Leonardo: The Works
(85 minutes) Phil Grabsky, director
Opens Nov 10
This film also looks afresh at Leonardo’s life – his inventiveness, his sculptural skills, his military foresight and his ability to navigate the treacherous politics of the day – through the prism of his art. To be released on the 500th anniversary of his death, this is the definitive film about Leonardo: the first to truly tell the whole story.

Red River (1948)
(133 minutes NR) 1948 Howard Hawks, director
FREE! Dec 2
John Wayne stars as headstrong frontiersman Tom Dunson, who is taking his leave of a westbound wagon train to seek his fortune in Texas. This impulsive act loses him the love of his fiancée Fen, but gains him a lifelong friend in old camp cook Groot Nadine. Not long afterward, Dunson discovers that Fen was killed in an Indian raid, a fact that leaves him an emotionless cipher. The only survivor of the tragedy is a young orphan named Matthew Garth, whom Dunson unofficially adopts as his son. As the years pass, the tactiturn Dunson becomes the most powerful and feared cattle baron in the territory, but the grown-up Garth eventually rebels against Dunson.

Monday, Dec 2 1:00 PM FREE
Rembrandt
(90 minutes) Kat Mansoor, director
Opens Dec 15
Given privileged access to both galleries the film documents this landmark exhibition, whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story, with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. Exploring many of the exhibition’s key works, through contributions from specially invited guests including curators and leading art historians, this EXHIBITION ON SCREEN favourite makes a welcome return to the big screen.

From new art-house films, family programming and special events, to archival screenings, Old Greenbelt Theatre has a film for everyone.

Our diverse programming is key to our mission.

Visit our schedule of events for more details!