NoMa Summer Screen: “North By Northwest”

People came out to the weekly NoMa movie screening (despite weather in the 90s) to catch the Hitchcock classic "North by Northwest." Fortunately, no real-life crop-dusters appeared.

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The classic “North by Northwest” was the latest flick aired during the NoMa Summer Screen series, which runs every Wednesday through Aug. 10. The theme for 2011 is trains.
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David Gamage and Aditi Prabhu were looking for something to do when they read about the event on a local blog.
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The Sweetflow Mobile, which was parked on the lawn, dished up tangy frozen yogurt and salads.
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The event is “pretty sweet,” said Joe Hudak, pictured with his tiny doggeh. People have stopped Hudak on the streets so many times to ask questions about his four-legged friend that he started giving out cards with a web address.
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The ladies from Kitchen on K Street (250 K St. N.E.) served roasted corn and lemonade.
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Shawn Fremstad, who lives in the neighborhood, brought his four-year-old son to the event. “My son was excited to watch the screen set up,” he said.
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Damund Williams (L) came out “to relax and decompress after a long, hard day at work.” Originally from Alabama, he said he’s used to the high temps, and Wednesday's steamy weather wasn't bothering him.
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Jordana (L) and Katie (R) came out to enjoy an evening on the green.
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Smokin’ Somethin’ BBQ offered moviegoers smoked delights with a variety of sauces and rubs.
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“D.C. is really nice to poor people during the summer,” said Susannah Roush. “There’s a lot of free [stuff] going on.”
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Mike and Martha Moncibaiz also attend Screen on the Green on the National Mall, but they said they like the “smaller and more intimate” gathering that NoMa presents.
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See the complete movie schedule for all D.C.-area outdoor screenings here.
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