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IMPORTANT NEWS!Virginia now has a bill for open captions in movie theaters! Virginia senator George Barker introduced hi...
01/07/2020
Virginia SB274 | 2020 | Regular Session

IMPORTANT NEWS!
Virginia now has a bill for open captions in movie theaters! Virginia senator George Barker introduced his version, SB 274. Delegate Vivian Watts introduced HB 747

https://legiscan.com/VA/bill/HB747/2020

https://legiscan.com/VA/bill/SB274/2020

If you live in Virginia, please sign the petition at https://tinyurl.com/ocmoviesnow!
If you know someone who lives in Virginia, tell them about the bill asap!

We do not have much time to get this bill passed! The Virginia legislative session is January 8 to March 5!

Summary (2020-01-03) Motion picture theaters; required open-captioned showings. [Referred to Committee on Education and Health]

12/28/2019

Just found out that Facebook has added the ability for you to invite your friends to like this page! Here's what you do:
1. On the left side of this page, there is a link to "Community."
2. Click that link to "Community."
3. On the right side of the page you will see "Invite your friends to like Northern Virginia Open Captioned Movies."
4. It will show your friends with an "Invite" button next to each friend's name.
5. Click the "invite" button to invite others in Northern Virginia to like this page.

We need more people in Northern Virginia to like this page so that the attendance at open captioned movies will grow. Growth is important for getting the four committed theaters that we have, to continue.

12/25/2019

Folks, if you're expecting Regal Potomac Yard to offer an open captioned movie this weekend, it's not going to happen. Last weekend's open captioned Star Wars at Regal Potomac Yard was just a substitute for DC Gallery Place; Regal has no intention of permanently offering open captioned movies at Regal Potomac Yard.

In comparison, AMC Hoffman in Alexandria is very committed, the Angelika Mosaic in Fairfax is committed, University Mall and Cinema Arts in Fairfax are committed.

Just put together the list to send to AMC Hoffman for January. All of these are wide releases, so even if a couple are n...
12/24/2019
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Just put together the list to send to AMC Hoffman for January. All of these are wide releases, so even if a couple are not yet showing on the "Coming soon" page for AMC Hoffman, chances are good they will get them. Also, here is the link to AMC Hoffman's "Coming Soon" page; if you see something there you want that is not on this list, post a comment and we will add it to the request list. https://www.amctheatres.com/movies?availability=COMING_SOON

January 4-5 The Grudge, Just Mercy
January 11-12 Like a Boss, Underwater
January 18-19 Dolittle, Bad Boys for Life
January 25-26 The Gentlemen, The Turning, Run

(The Turning and Run are not on the Coming Soon page but are listed as wide releases on the box office release schedule)

12/18/2019

Folks, another Star Wars option! AMC Hoffman has just posted Star Wars for 1:25 pm on both Saturday and Sunday.

12/18/2019

Great news!! JUST got word from Regal that the Potomac Yard theater will ALSO have Star Wars open captioned on Friday at 2pm AND on Saturday at 2 pm!

12/17/2019

Are you hearing and do you refuse to watch videos without captions? If so, you should be demanding open captions in movie theaters!

Hey folks, University Mall has a holiday wish: 6,000 likes on their page! If you have ever enjoyed an inexpensive family...
12/12/2019

Hey folks, University Mall has a holiday wish: 6,000 likes on their page! If you have ever enjoyed an inexpensive family friendly open captioned movie there, could you help them get their wish by liking and sharing their page?

Hey Folks - We're almost at 6,000 "LIKES" on Facebook!!! Can we make it by Christmas???

Exciting news! Got word that there will be an open caption Star Wars on December 19th (that's Thursday) at 8:20 pm at th...
12/10/2019

Exciting news! Got word that there will be an open caption Star Wars on December 19th (that's Thursday) at 8:20 pm at the Regal Potomac Yard! We did not set this up; Regal did it themselves as a substitute for Gallery Place (can't do it there that night)!

12/04/2019

Just had a response from AMC Hoffman. Despite trying, they could not get a "prime time" screening of Frozen 2 for Saturday but they got the next best thing - a 5:20 pm screening! and on Sunday, a 2:50 pm screening of A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. Neither is posted yet on AMC Hoffman's website, but watch for them to appear.

12/02/2019

After what happened last weekend with nothing being shown OC, asking Hoffman if we can have a prime time screening of Frozen 2 this Saturday night, along with another screening on Sunday afternoon of Beautiful Day. No promises, but will post an update when they respond.

11/25/2019

Here are this week's listings. Check back frequently because this will be updated as theaters post their offerings on their websites.

Angelika Mosaic is usually the first to post, on Monday or Tuesday; AMC Hoffman usually posts Wednesdays/Thursdays; and on the 2nd weekend of the month both Cinema Arts and University Mall post on Thursdays; on the 4th weekend of the month, University Mall posts on Thursdays.

Angelika Mosaic
Sunday, Dec 8
Knives Out
2:00 pm

AMC Hoffman
Saturday, Dec 7
Frozen 2
5:30 pm

Sunday, Dec 8
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
2:50 pm

University Mall Theatres
Sunday, Dec 8
Joker @ 5:00 pm
Abominable @ 4:35 pm
The Addams Family @ 4:45 pm

Cinema Arts Theatre
Sunday, Dec 8
Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood @ 5:00
Dark Waters @ 4:15
Jojo Rabbit @ 5:10
Knives Out @ 4:30
The Good Liar @ 4:55

Folks,UPDATE: AMC Hoffman responded to email at almost 11:00 pm last night. They have added one OC screening of "A Beaut...
11/22/2019
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Folks,

UPDATE: AMC Hoffman responded to email at almost 11:00 pm last night. They have added one OC screening of "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" on Sunday. That's great that they are so responsive after we email....BUT....the point is...we should NOT have to be sending emails just to get a screening that had been previously requested! Part of the problem that we are dealing with, is that Hoffman keeps scheduling the non-OC screenings first, and then adding in the OC. It doesn't matter how many times we explain that OC should be scheduled at the same time; this is their method of operation and we have to deal with it. The problem for us is that their method of operation creates stress for us when something like this happens. We need a law for the state of Virginia.

EARLIER:
You may have noticed that this weekend, there is only ONE open captioned movie at AMC Hoffman. They have a new general manager. General managers keep changing and no wonder; the pay they receive is low compared to how much work they do! The current GM seems less supportive and less aware of open captions.

We're sick and tired of this. This is maybe the fourth general manager we've had to deal with since AMC Hoffman started offering open captions Every time there's a new General Manager at a theater, there's always the risk of a reduction in open captioned offerings. So far we have been lucky with Mosaic but even Mosaic had had some changes of general managers.

This is why we need a law for open captions in Virginia. To make a minimum number of open captioned screenings mandatory so no matter what happens with theater management, our choice of open captions would be protected. Then our choice would not be subject to the whims of whomever is currently the general manager of a theater.

Once again, this is the petition for open captions in movie theaters: tinyurl.com/ocmoviesnow Every signature counts when demonstrating that the demand and support for open captions exists.

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11/11/2019

Update 2: No further response from Hoffman.

Update: Hoffman responded positively. Continue to stand by.

Folks, talking to amc Hoffman to see about pre sales for frozen 2 and star wars. Stand by.

11/10/2019

Folks, if you want to see this weekend's surprise #1 hit, "Midway," you will have to go to Cinema Arts Theatre today (Sunday, November 10) for the 4:15 pm open caption screening of "Midway." Once in a while there are surprise hits like "Midway." It was not expected to do this well! This is the advantage of having a theater like the Cinema Arts willing to show as many movies as possible with open captions regularly.

11/05/2019
Release Schedule

Just emailed AMC Hoffman the December requests. Here is the list sent:
December 7-8 Little Joe, Midnight Family
December 14-15 Jumanji the Next Level, Black Christmas, Richard Jewell December 21-22 Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker (2 - 1 on Sat, 1 on Sun)
December 28-29 Little Women, Spies in Disguise, 1917

If there is anything else you want, post it in the comments. It is not too late to make an additional request. The release schedule for December is here: https://www.boxofficemojo.com/calendar/2019-12-01/

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10/25/2019

Folks, we don't know what happened with Angelika Mosaic this week, because no open captioned screening has been posted for Sunday. However, the Mosaic does have a foreign subtitled film, "Parasite," that has been getting rave reviews. And in addition to the usual open captioned offerings, AMC Hoffman also has another foreign subtitled film, "Isa Pa With Feelings," that is about a deaf man teaching a girl sign language.

10/14/2019

Here are this week's listings. Check back frequently because this will be updated as theaters post their offerings on their websites.

Angelika Mosaic is usually the first to post, on Monday or Tuesday; AMC Hoffman usually posts Wednesdays/Thursdays; and on the 2nd weekend of the month both Cinema Arts and University Mall post on Thursdays; on the 4th weekend of the month, University Mall posts on Thursdays.

Angelika Mosaic
Sunday, November 24
Honey Boy
3:00 pm

AMC Hoffman
Saturday, November 23
Frozen 2
2:30 pm

Sunday, November 24
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
3:30 pm

University Mall
Arctic Dogs 4:50 pm
The Addams Family 4:45 pm
Abominable 4:35 pm

10/08/2019

Here is this week's listing! Check back frequently because this will be updated as theaters post their offerings.

AMC Hoffman
Saturday, October 12
Gemini Man
2:30 pm

Sunday, October 13
Addams Family
1:45 pm

Angelika Mosaic
Sunday, October 13
Joker
3:00 pm

University Mall/Cinema Arts
University Mall on Sunday, October 13
Dora and the Lost City of Gold @4:50
The Lion King @5:00
Toy Story 4 @4:35

Cinema Arts on Sunday, October 13 (unconfirmed, times taken from website)
Judy @4:55
Linda Ronstadt:The Sound of My Voice @4:35
Joker @5:10
Official Secrets @4:40
Downton Abbey @5:00

10/06/2019

The November requests have been sent already to AMC Hoffman. Here is what has been requested:

November 2-3 Terminator: Dark Fate, Motherless Brooklyn
November 9-10 Doctor Sleep, Last Christmas
November 16-17 Charlie's Angels, Ford v. Ferrari
November 23-24 Frozen 2, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
November 30-Dec 1 Frozen 2, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

The last weekend is a mixed november/december weekend and this time we did not overlook it! Notice that it is a repeat of the previous weekend; that is because no data is available on the wide releases scheduled for the last week of November. So that weekend could change.

10/01/2019

Here is this week's listing, now complete.

AMC Hoffman
Saturday, October 5
Joker
2:30 pm

Sunday, October 6
Joker
2:30 pm

Angelika Mosaic
Sunday, October 6
Ad Astra
3:45 pm

University Mall/Cinema Arts
(Nothing this weekend)

09/25/2019

Here is this week's listing. Check back because this will be updated as theaters post their offerings.

AMC Hoffman
Saturday, September 28
Abominable
3:30 pm

Sunday, September 29
Abominable
3:30 pm

Angelika Mosaic
Sunday, September 28
Downton Abbey
1:20 pm

University Mall/Cinema Arts
(Nothing this weekend)

Today, the 10,000 milestone was reached on the petition for open captions. tinyurl.com/ocmoviesnow
09/23/2019

Today, the 10,000 milestone was reached on the petition for open captions. tinyurl.com/ocmoviesnow

09/17/2019

Mosaic is back this weekend! With It Chapter 2. Downton Abbey, Rambo: Last Blood, and Ad Astra at AMC Hoffman.

AMC Hoffman
Saturday, September 21
Rambo: Last Blood
12:45 pm
Downton Abbey
3:45 pm

Sunday, September 22
Rambo: Last Blood
12:45 pm
Ad Astra
3:30 pm
Downton Abbey
3:35 pm

Angelika Mosaic
Sunday, September 22
It Chapter 2
2:20 pm

University Mall
Sunday, September 22
Spider-Man: Far from Home @ 4:00
Toy Story 4 @ 5:00
The Angry Birds Movie 2 @ 4:45

Other:
Regal Fairfax
Saturday, September 21
Rambo: Last Blood
4:15 pm

Regal Potomac Yard
Saturday, September 21
Rambo: Last Blood
3:25 pm

09/17/2019

Just sent AMC Hoffman the list of requests for October. If something you want is not on this list, now is the time to say something!

October 5-6 Joker (2 screenings requested - 1 on Sat, 1 on Sun)
October 12-13 The Addams Family, Gemini Man
October 19-20 Maleficient (2 screenings requested - 1 on Sat, 1 on Sun)
October 26-27 Black and Blue, Zombieland

09/12/2019

Folks, we just hung up a phone call with Angelika Mosaic. There may or may not be an open captioned screening at Mosaic this weekend. For some reason this week, it did not get programmed. We told them it is not too late, and the person we talked to said she would talk to the general manager as soon as we hung up.

09/10/2019

This weekend Sundays are back at AMC Hoffman, but nothing seems to be posted for Mosaic.

AMC Hoffman
Saturday, September 14
The Goldfinch
4:00 pm

Sunday, September 15
Hustlers
2:00 pm

Angelika Mosaic
Sunday, September 15
(Nothing posted yet)

Nothing at CA or UM this weekend. Next date is Sunday, September 22 at UM only!

Additional movies arranged by NOCN - Virginia: (facebook.com/groups/NOCNVA)

Regal Fairfax Towne Center
Saturday, September 14
The Goldfinch
4:50 pm

Regal Potomac Yard
Saturday, September 14
The Goldfinch
4:00 pm

09/04/2019

We have one screening of IT Chapter 2. Update! Mosaic has a screening of "Brittany Runs a Marathon."

AMC Hoffman
Saturday, September 7
It Chapter 2
2:30 pm

Sunday, September 8
(nothing)

Angelika Mosaic
Sunday, September 8
Brittany Runs a Marathon
1:30 pm

University Mall Theatres
Sunday, September 8
Toy Story 4
5:00 pm
Aladdin
4:00 pm
Yesterday
4:30 pm

Cinema Arts Theatre
Brittany Runs a Marathan 4:50
Tel Aviv on Fire 4:45
Blinded by the light 5:00
Where'd you go bernadette 5:05
Peanut Butter Falcon 4:55
Maiden 4:00
The Farewell (mostly Chinese) 6:00

This article from the Washington Post is an example of why we need a law in Virginia to require open captioned movies as...
09/04/2019
Why did passing rates on state exams for English learners plunge in Virginia?

This article from the Washington Post is an example of why we need a law in Virginia to require open captioned movies as an additional option. Low passing rates for students learning English. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/why-did-passing-rates-on-state-exams-for-english-learners-plunge-in-virginia/2019/09/02/971d160a-bfa3-11e9-b873-63ace636af08_story.html

64 percent passed state reading tests in 2016-2017. Two years later, it fell to 35 percent.

09/02/2019

Update on the Hoffman situation! Just had an email from a new manager there. The former manager left and did not inform us that they were leaving! That explains why the email sent in the middle of the last week asking for OC this past weekend, was disregarded with no response. It was not just our error, Hoffman had a change of managers. The new manager is unfamiliar with the process of getting OC movies but is working with the booker.

This is yet another reason why we need laws to require open captions in movie theaters. By having laws that make it an ingrained part of the process, changes of management would not have any impact.

Message this page directly if you would like to help get a law for open captions in the state of Virginia!

08/31/2019

This is the list of requests for September that was sent to AMC Hoffman. Some of these may be replaced by other films if Hoffman does not show them.

September 7-8 IT Chapter 2, Ms. Purple
September 14-15 The Goldfinch, Hustlers
September 21-22 Downton Abbey, Ad Astra, Rambo: Last Blood
September 28-29 Abominable (family), The Day Shall Come

(Updated to add Downton Abbey)

Folks, we made an error and are posting about it publicly to use ourselves as an example of why we need new laws to requ...
08/29/2019
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Folks, we made an error and are posting about it publicly to use ourselves as an example of why we need new laws to require regular open captioned screenings, without the involvement of people who don't manage movie theaters!!

Nothing has been posted for AMC Hoffman for this weekend, but it is NOT Hoffman's fault - it is OURS!! Just found that when we sent the request list in July for August movies, we accidentally left off this last weekend, which is August 31/September 1!

An email has just been sent to AMC Hoffman asking if they can pick any 2 movies for this weekend (suggested Good Boys as an option) and explaining the error. We cannot promise that there will be anything shown at AMC Hoffman this weekend because of our mistake.

We are a perfect example of why we need laws to require open captioned screenings! Because of our error, the only guaranteed open caption movie this weekend in Alexandria and Fairfax is the one at Angelika Mosaic. Sorry! If AMC Hoffman sets up anything for this weekend, we will post it as soon as we are aware!

Our error is a good reason why you should sign the petition at tinyurl.com/ocmoviesnow - to show lawmakers that we need laws! If you want to add to our shame by sharing this post, go right ahead. If we made this kind of mistake, so can any ordinary citizen OC organizer.

Movie Theaters - Open Captions (Subtitles) Are for Everyone!

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