About this Event
and will host their fourth annual DowntownDC Summer Flicks – CAN I KICK IT? movie series on the recently reopened ’s West Lawn. This year’s theme is The Future and weekly screenings will travel through time and space. The outdoor, cinematic experience continues Tuesday, July 27th, with the screening of the post-apocalyptic Sci-fi flick Mad Max: Fury Road.
Each film will be scored with an original music soundtrack of hip-hop, soul, and more mixed by weekly guest DJs, including Shaolin Jazz’s own .
English subtitles provided for all screenings. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for real-time updates and cancelations.
7:30 pm: Pre-movie seating and music by DJ 2-Tone Jones
Sunset: Movies begin
Full Movie Schedule:
May 25 – Star Trek (2009) PG-13
June 1 – Ready Player One (2018) PG-13
June 8 – Aliens (1986) R
June 15 – Tenet (2020) PG-13
June 22 – Starship Troopers (1997) R
June 29 – Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) PG-13
July 6 – Minority Report (2002) PG-13
July 13 – Tron: Legacy (2010) PG
July 20 – I-Robot (2004) PG-13
>July 27 – Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) R
*R-rated movies may contain violence, grisly images, language, some nudity, and sexuality.
The National Building Museum’s West Lawn will also feature an attractive art installation designed with typical pandemic-era social distancing guidance in mind. The installation entitled Equilateral Network: An Artistic Social Distancing Lawn Design will be created by , best known for her LOVE mural in Blagden Alley.
Things to consider and recommendations
- The DowntownDC Summer Flicks – CAN I KICK IT? movie series is intended for all ages.
- Fun swinging tables will be provided by the BID at each screening for viewers to enjoy while dining and watching movies.
- Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets.
- Mobility devices and/or chairs of any other kind (folding chairs/ inflatable seating/ outdoor furniture, etc) are only permitted for wheelchair users and/or individuals with limited mobility.
- Only service pets/animals are permitted.
- If you require special accommodations please contact Remi Wallace at 202.412.2841 or [email protected] 72 hours before the scheduled event.
- Alcohol is not allowed.
- Masks are required.
The DowntownDC BID is partnering with local restaurants to offer moviegoers special discounts for weekly showings. Check out their deals below:
Attendees can order any of their HCV favorites or choose flexible Value Meals for 2, 4, or 6, and can be customized to feature your favorite HipCity sandwiches, salads, and sides. Each meal Includes Fat Badger chocolate chip cookies. The Value Meal for 2 costs $26.95, for 4 is $49.95, and for 6 is $74.95. Click here to order.
Carving Room Kitchen & Bar
Attendees can enjoy Carving Room's delicious Wing Lab offerings, which features double-fried wings tossed or served over their signature sauces and hand-cut fries. Click here to order.
Attendees can enjoy 10% off all online orders with code SUMMERFLICKS. Orders must be for pick up or delivery. Click here to order or use the BIBIBOP app.
Attendees can enjoy all non-ramen items (fried chicken, added sides, and desserts) at a 10% discount using code SUMMERFLIX10. Click here to order.
National Building Museum, 401 F Street Northwest, Washington, United States