Join us tonight for the 1980s classic comedy Tootsie, starring Dustin Hoffman as Michael Dorsey, an actor who will stop at nothing to overcome his difficult image and score a role on a popular soap opera — as a female character! Find out happens when he becomes one of the most famous actresses in the country. Will he be able to manage his double life?
Tonight’s screening of Tootsie begins at sunset on the National Mall between 7th and 12th Streets NW. Pack a picnic, grab some friends and enjoy the show!
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FORGOT TO PACK A PICNIC?
No need to pack provisions or stand in line to grab take out before heading down to the Mall for SOTG this season. Hill Country Barbecue Market will bring the ‘cue to you! Just call 202.556.2045 before the movie starts to order anything you’d like from the regular menu (sorry, bar menu items not available for delivery; minimal $2.50 delivery fee). The delivery guy will meet you at SOTG HQ under the tarp near the projector to drop off your order. Click here for the full menu.
“The suspense is terrible…
I hope it’ll last.”
- Willy Wonka
Join us tonight at Screen on the Green for Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The screening of this 1971 classic begins at dusk on the National Mall between 7th and 12th Streets NW. Get there early to secure your spot!
Hidden away in his candy factory for years, Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder) stuns the world when he announces that five lucky people will be given a tour of his factory, complete with all of his candy-making secrets. With five golden tickets hidden in Wonka Bars, the announcement sparks a global chocolate frenzy!
No one wants the prize more than young Charlie, but his family can’t afford buying even one bar for a chance to win. With luck on his side, Charlie finds the final coveted golden ticket and sets off on a journey of “pure imagination.” Join us tonight and sing along as Charlie tours the factory with his insufferable companions and learns the secrets of the Wonka factory.
p.s. Don’t forget to enter this week’s trivia contest for a chance to win a prize from one of our sponsors!
Join us tonight at Screen on the Green to see Sally Field in the role that made her an Oscar winner, Norma Rae.
When a minimum-wage worker in a cotton mill realizes she can no longer ignore her working conditions and the toll they are taking on her family’s health, she decides to join the effort to unionize her shop. Norma Rae, played by the incredible Sally Field, risks more than just her livelihood when she takes up the cause.
As always, the film will begin at dusk on the National Mall between 7th and 12th Streets NW. Get there early to secure your spot!
Don’t forget to enter this week’s trivia contest!
p.s. Check out the opening scene, featuring the Oscar-winning theme song ”It Goes Like It Goes.”