“Redemption” Short Film Screening

Please join Neighbors for Justice for a FREE screening of the short documentary “Redemption,” followed by a discussion unpacking the unique challenges faced by returning citizens and the landscape of criminal justice reform in the District. The post-screening discussion will include the film’s subjects, Anthony Petty and James Carpenter (core team members of Neighbors for [...]

Free

June Cinematery: Alice in Wonderland

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

Kick off the Summer of Surreal with Burton’s modern re-imagining, and sequel, to Lewis Carrol’s all time classic fable. Featuring Burton regulars Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter and Helena Bonham-Carter as the Red Queen, this version of Alice in Wonderland delighted and dazzled audiences with it’s surrealist visuals and twisted take on the environs [...]

July Cinematery: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

What’s this? It’s Christmas and Halloween in July as the Summer of Surreal continues with one of Burton’s most iconic cinematic contributions. With the talented Henry Selick in the director’s chair and frequent Burton collaborator Danny Elfman behind the film’s award-winning original music, Burton’s stop-motion masterpiece broke new ground, bringing dark German Expressionism inspired holiday [...]

August Cinematery: Batman

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

The Dark Knight. Gotham’s Protector. The Caped Crusader. Bruce Wayne’s Night Job. Indeed, few heroes have the name recognition of Batman, one of the most beloved and iconic superheroes of all time. And while Batman has a storied and celebrated history, it was Tim Burton who first introduced most audiences to his exploits with his [...]

VCDC’s October Gathering

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

DCVC October Gathering at the Congressional Cemetery DCVC is thrilled to return to Congressional Cemetery for our October gathering! VC is a nonprofit collective of leading documentary filmmakers and video journalists from across the world. We're run entirely by volunteers and we host regular screenings of 3-4 short documentaries followed by chats with or messages from the [...]

$10

Last Ecstatic Days documentary screening and Panel Discussion

Join us at the historic Congressional Cemetery grounds near Capitol Hill for a unique film experience. Last Ecstatic Days is an intimate portal into a community of strangers who gathered to offer a dying man his final wish to be fearlessly, fully seen. Get to know Ethan Sisser and the people who stepped forward to [...]

Cinematery: Beetlejuice

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

  Cinematery! Cinematery! Cinematery! Say it three times and your favorite outdoor movies series will return. That's right, we have the Tim Burton classic Beetlejuice on deck to kick off the Cinematery summer season. Cinematery is our annual outdoor summer film screenings. Held on the cemetery grounds, this one-of-a-kind event allows you to enjoy the [...]

$10

Cinematery: The Sixth Sense

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

I see dead people...and live people in the cemetery for Cinematery! We are so excited to bring the Bruce Willis led spooky thriller The Sixth Sense to Cinematery! Cinematery is our annual outdoor summer film screenings. Held on the cemetery grounds, this one-of-a-kind event allows you to enjoy the ambiance of the cemetery after dark while [...]

$10

Cinematery: The Haunted Mansion

Historic Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street, Southeast, Washington, DC, United States

  At Cinematery, you never know who or what may be lurking behind the nearest tombstone...wait, is that Eddie Murphy?? For this Cinematery screening, we are going all the way back to 2003 to showcase this comedy-horror classic! Cinematery is our annual outdoor summer film screenings. Held on the cemetery grounds, this one-of-a-kind event allows [...]

$10