NoMa Summer Screen Returns May 27

April 27, 2015


The 8th season of NoMa Summer Screen will return on May 27 with movies fitting the theme “Dance, Dance, Dance”! Enjoy a smorgasbord of dance films, from oldies to Bollywood to cult favorites. In addition, this year’s film series under the stars will be hosted in a new location at the Storey Park lot, a future development site at First and L Streets, NE, that will be transformed for 2015 into NoMa’s best temporary park yet.

NoMa Summer Screen is the city’s most popular free, outdoor film series, attracting hundreds of neighbors each Wednesday from May 27 to August 19. The event starts at 7 p.m., and films start at dark. Join your friends for DJ music and dance classes, as well as the usual food trucks, picnicking, art and more. All movies are screened with subtitles.

The film lineup:

  • May 27: Dirty Dancing (PG-13, 1987)
  • June 3: Center Stage (PG-13, 2000)
  • June 10: Bride & Prejudice (PG-13, 2004)
  • June 17: Flashdance (R, 1983)
  • June 24: Strictly Ballroom (PG, 1992)
  • July 1: Grease (PG-13, 1978)
  • July 8: Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo (PG, 1984)
  • July 15: Singing in the Rain (Not rated, 1952)
  • July 22: Save the Last Dance (PG-13, 2001)
  • July 29: Moulin Rouge (PG-13, 2001)
  • August 5: Stomp the Yard (PG-13, 2007)
  • August 12: Footloose (R, 1984)

NoMa Summer Screen has been ranked one of the Top 10 Best Outdoor Movie Theatres in America by Travel and Leisure Magazine, and listed as one of the top five outdoor movie series in the country by Travel Pulse. Visit for a list of the participating food trucks for each Wednesday evening. Follow them on Twitter @NoMaBID orFacebook for weather updates, surprise giveaways, and food vendor specials. Coolers, children and friendly (leashed) dogs are welcome. 

 The NoMa Business Improvement District organizes and sponsors more than 50 free events a year, including the July 4 Bash, Family Film Nights at Sursum Corda, Nerds in NoMa speaker series, art exhibitions, and more. Learn more at