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Friends of Screen on the Green Announces 2014 Line Up

Free outdoor movie festival returns to the National Mall for 16th Year

@ljbige, Instagram //  July 29, 2013

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – Friends of Screen on the Green, along with HBO and Comcast, are proud to announce Screen on the Green’s summer line up. This year’s film festival kicks off on Monday, July 21 with a showing of the 1984 classic The Karate Kid.

The free outdoor event will continue with screenings on Monday evenings at sunset through August 11 with movies shown on a giant 20’ by 40’ screen between 7th and 12th Streets on the National Mall.

“After the long winter, I can’t wait to get to the Mall this summer to watch these American cinema treasures,” said Jesse B Rauch, President and founder of Friends of Screen on the Green. “On behalf of the tens of thousands of people who attend Screen on the Green each year, we appreciate HBO and Comcast’s continued support of the cornerstone of the region’s summer film festival scene.”

The lineup for Screen on the Green 2014 is:

Working with HBO and Comcast, Friends of Screen on the Green is devoted to promoting and preserving Screen on the Green and other outdoor movie festivals in the Washington, DC Metro area.

Screen on the Green is a remarkable free summer movie series that provides a tribute to classic films. Each screening attracts approximately 15,000 Washingtonians and tourists, making this one of the largest community events in the District of Columbia.

To learn more about how you can get involved with Friends of Screen on the Green please visit our website, www.friendsofscreenonthegreen.org or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/savescreenonthegreen. We’re also on Twitter, @SOTGinDC – follow us and be sure to use this year’s hashtag #SOTG2014 when tweeting about the event.

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About Friends of Screen on the Green:

Friends of Screen on the Green, is an organization determined to support Screen on the Green and ensure this family-friendly, community event remains a part of the District of Columbia’s summer landscape.

Contacts:

Jesse B Rauch, President
Friends of Screen on the Green
president@friendsofscreenonthegreen.org
202.630.2185

Keri Kae Nacin, Communications Director
Friends of Screen on the Green
press@friendsofscreenonthegreen.org
202.667.5374

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