The Lion King To Kick Off Eighth Annual Golden Cinema in Farragut Square

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 6, 2020) – The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District (BID) is bringing back its free outdoor movie series, Golden Cinema, in the summer of 2020. Movies will be shown at sunset each Friday beginning June 5 and running through July 31 in Farragut Square. The film series will premiere with the new, 2019 remake of The Lion King.

This is the eighth season of the Golden Cinema summer movie program and as in years past, this year’s line up is based on the results of a survey conducted by the Golden Triangle BID. Pursuant to National Park Service regulations, all movies are G, PG, or PG-13.

“Golden Cinema is a wonderful event that brings families, friends and co-workers together for a relaxing evening or a date night, to watch movie favorites under the stars in the iconic setting of Farragut Square,”  said Leona Agouridis, Golden Triangle BID Executive Director. “It’s a great way to relax after a busy work week and start a summer weekend. We are always thrilled to welcome hundreds of movie fans to enjoy these special evenings with us.”

This year’s Golden Cinema schedule is as follows:

  • June 5 — The Lion King (2019) (PG)
  • June 12 — Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) (PG-13)
  • June 19 — Dolittle (2020) (PG)
  • June 26 — Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) (PG-13)
  • July 10 — Aladdin (2019) (PG)
  • July 17 — Knives Out (2019) (PG-13)
  • July 24 — Little Women (2019) (PG)
  • July 31 — Avengers: Endgame (2019) (PG-13)

A rain date is held for August 7, if needed. No movie will be shown on July 3.

Located in the heart of the Golden Triangle neighborhood, Farragut Square is easily accessible by public transportation (Farragut North station – Metro Red Line; Farragut West station – Metro Blue Line, Orange Line, and Silver Line; numerous bus lines — for more information visit


About the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District
Formed in 1998, the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District (BID) enhances Washington, DC’s central business district, the 43-square-block neighborhood stretching from The White House to Dupont Circle. Home to roughly 6,000 businesses, the BID provides a clean, safe, and vibrant environment for hundreds of thousands of workers, residents, and visitors, and encourages economic development through capital projects, public art, sustainability and events. The Golden Triangle has been awarded LEED Platinum, the highest level of LEED certification, by the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the first BID in the world to be certified through the LEED for Communities program. For more information, visit: and connect on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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