Cinema Cafe

In The Community

Our slogan "More Than a Movie" extends beyond our theaters as we work towards the betterment of the communities we reside in. Cinema Cafe is committed to supporting our communities by partnering with local and national charities that impact our loyal fans and guests. Some of our partnerships were brought to us by members of those communities, and others are partnerships we've made fostered through the industries we're a part of. Regardless of where it came from, if you see a cause here, then it is one we stand behind and hope you will too.


Cinema Cafe is part of the Variety DC chapter, serves families in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia, with a special focus on children with mobility disabilities. By partnering with individual supporters, corporate donors and community foundations, Variety DC provides financial grants and life-changing adaptive equipment to meet the basic needs of these special families.

At all Cinema Cafe locations, you can purchase a Variety Gold Heart Pin for $3 which is donated to this amazing charity.

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DAV is a strong and influential advocate for veterans' rights, from our roots in tradition, to the changing face of today' acs armed forces. 

For the release weekend of the movie Captain Marvel, we donated a percentage of ALL popcorn sales to the DAV.

Valor Rune

Valor Run, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2014. Their mission is to unite communities through running events to honor the U.S. military women who have served our nation since 9/11, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice while supporting combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Sensory Friendly Shows

On the first Saturday morning of every month, we have a Sensory Friendly showing of a specially picked film for those who seek a sensory-sensitive, judgment free environment while enjoying a movie. We offer our Sensory Friendly films at our Greenbrier and Chester locations.


Depression is no joke: it is an illness with harrowing effects including intense sadness, feelings of worthlessness, and an inability to function in daily life. We at Thriveworks want to encourage the community of Chesapeake to engage with local “Happy Places” in the fight against depression.

Cinema Cafe has proudly been voted to be one of the Top 10 Happiest Places of Chesapeake by Thriveworks.

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