‘Screen on the Green’
It’s that time of year again: Time to pack up a beach blanket and picnic dinner and head to the mall.
The National Mall, that is, for evenings of classic cinema under the stars.
The sixth annual “Screen on the Green” kicks off tonight, with 1976’s “All the President’s Men,” which captures the high drama of perhaps the most famous journalistic duo of all time — Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein — as they hunt down the story of their lives: the Watergate scandal. The film will be shown on a 20-foot-by-40-foot screen between Fourth and Seventh streets and will begin at dusk, approximately between 8:30 and 9 p.m.
The free outdoor movie festival will continue for the following four Mondays — same time, same place — with “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” (July 26), “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?” (Aug. 2), “The Thin Man” (Aug. 9) and “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” (Aug. 16).
Showings may be canceled due to inclement weather. Call (877) 262-5866 for more information.
— Bree Hocking