NoMa Summer Screen Lineup Announced: OUTLAW HEROES!
NoMa Also Presents Third Family Film Series at Sursum Corda
Washington, D.C., April 8, 2013 – Mark your calendars now for NoMa Summer Screen, the neighborhood’s most anticipated event of the year, with 13 weeks of OUTLAW HERO films! Now in its sixth year, the award-winning outdoor film series will feature classic American westerns, space invasion thrillers, 80’s comedies, and more.
NoMa Summer Screen is a free, 13-week outdoor film series in NoMa, Washington, D.C.’s fastest growing neighborhood. Every Wednesday from May 22 to August 21, hundreds of neighbors gather at 7 p.m. for music, giveaways, food trucks, picnicking, and fun for the whole family. Films start at dark. All movies are screened with subtitles. Coolers, children and friendly (leashed) dogs are welcome.
* May 22: Indiana Jones: Last Crusade
* May 29: Star Trek (The Future Begins, 2009)
* June 5: The Princess Bride
* June 12: The Italian Job (2003)
* June 19: Goonies
* June 26: Breakfast Club
* July 3: The Fugitive
* July 10: Bridesmaids
* July 17: Moonrise Kingdom
* July 24: True Grit
* July 31: Hunger Games
* August 7: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
* August 14: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
* August 21: Rain Date
Now in its third year, the NoMa BID will also sponsor Family Film Night at Sursum Corda, where families and children gather for free family-centric movies (also fitting the ‘Outlaw Hero’ theme) and free food. Family Film Night will take place on four Tuesdays this summer:
* June 18: How to Train Your Dragon
* July 9: Brave
* July 23: The Incredibles
* August 6 (in conjunction with National Night Out): Toy Story 3
The event starts at 7 p.m. with kid-centric activities and free food. Films start at dark.
Visit www.nomasummerscreen.com<http://www.nomasummerscreen.com> for a full synopsis and ratings of the lineups.
In 2011, NoMa Summer Screen was ranked one of the Top 10 Best Outdoor Movie Theatres in America by Travel and Leisure Magazine, and the NoMa BID won a Merit Award from the International Downtown Association for event programming. In 2012, each NoMa Summer Screen film averaged more than 600 viewers, peaking with 800 neighbors for a screening of ‘Shaun of the Dead.’ Bring a blanket, Frisbee, or picnic cooler and connect with friends and neighbors as you enjoy great films under the stars. Follow us on Twitter @NoMaBID<www.twitter.com/nomabid> or Facebook<www.facebook.com/nomabid> for weather updates, surprise giveaways, weekly activities, and information on food vendor specials.
The NoMa Business Improvement District organizes and manages more than 50 free events a year<https://www.nomabid.org/events/>, including 13 weeks of lunchtime and evening concerts for Rhythm in NoMa<https://www.nomabid.org/event-info/rhythm-in-noma/>; a pumpkin carving; and don’t miss the second annual July 4 Neighborhood Party, on July 4, 5-8 p.m. NoMa BID is also sponsoring a NoMa Bike To Work Day pit stop<https://www.nomabid.org/btwd/> in the plaza at 1200 First Street, NE, on May 11; and the third year of the Met Branch Trail 5k<https://www.nomabid.org/mbt-5k/> on May 17.
NoMa is a vibrant, growing neighborhood north of Union Station and the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. In the last seven years, private developers have invested more than $5 billion in the 35-block areas in the NoMa BID boundary, and have plans to develop more than 20 million square feet of office, residential, hotel, and retail space. NoMa is now home to 45,000 daytime workers, with 4.5 million SF leased in the last 4.5 years. More than 3,900 apartments have been recently completed or are under construction. NoMa has 13 modes of transportation, including two Red Line Metro stops, and the best biking facilities in D.C., with the only East Coast Bikestation, the 8-mile Metropolitan Branch Trail, and access to nine Capital Bikeshare stations. NoMa is the most connected neighborhood in Washington, D.C. The NoMa BID organizes more than 50 free community events<https://www.nomabid.org/events/> each year to connect friends and neighbors. For more information about NoMa, visit nomabid.wpengine.com<https://www.nomabid.org/> and sign up for our bimonthly newsletter. Follow us on Twitter @NoMaBID and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nomabid<http://www.facebook.com/nomabid>.
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