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2018 highlights

by December 9, 2018 0

2018 was a great year for the Meaningful Movies Project!  Here are a few highlights:

Number of Film Screening Events: 198

Number of People who Attended: 8,200 (estimate)

New Venues Started:

  • Maltby, WA
  • Olympia, WA
  • Mt. Vernon, WA
  • Santa Barbara, CA (our first one in California!)

Awards Received:

  • Wallingford Heroes – awarded by Wallingford Community Council
  • Organization of the Year – awarded by Fix Democracy First! 

MMP Grants Received:

  • HerRay! Foundation
  • Tableau Software Foundation
  • King County 4Culture

Network-wide Screenings Held:

  • “A Plastic Ocean”
  • “An Inconvenient  Sequel”

Special Events Held:

  • “The People vs The Politicians” with Hedrick Smith
  • Friendraiser Party

Workshops Conducted:

  • Facilitating Community Discussions
  • Google Drive/Database Usage
  • Facebook

Filmmakers in Attendance:

  • Mark Dworkin & Melissa Young: “Shift Change” and “Plane Truths”
  • Jan Senko: “The Brainwashing of My Dad”
  • Tomasz Biernacki: “Trickle Down Town”
  • Alexia Allen and Daniel Kirchhof: “Soil, Hands and Heart”

Partner Organizations Engaged:

Fix Democracy First!                                                                     Upper Columbia United Tribes

Zero Waste Washington                                                               Jefferson County Immigrant Rights Advocates

Seattle Labor Chorus                                                                     Amnesty International                                                                                             Snohomish Cty Sheriff’s Sex Trafficking Task Force

Climate Action Network                                                                Hanford Challenge

YES! Magazine                                                                                 Duwamish Tribe

Veterans for Peace                                                                          Muckleshoot Tribe

North Olympic Salmon Coalition                                                 March For Our Lives

Snohomish County Peace Action                                                 NAACP Snohomish  County

Washington Advocates for Patient Safety                                   League of Women Voters of Snohomish County

Team Performance at UW Medicine                                            Northwest Cooperative Development Center

The Sierra Club of Washington                                                     Democracy at Work Network

The Orca Network                                                                           Moving Images Video Project

League of United Latin American Citizens                                  West Seattle Time Bank

Front and Centered                                                                         Ridgefield Recovery Village

Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility                       Olympic Community Action Programs

Physicians for a National Health Program-Western Wa.          RESULTS International Conference

Bayside Housing & Services                                                            DNDA Let’s Talk Race

Girls on the Run                                                                                NAACP Vancouver

Beavers Northwest                                                                           Washington Environmental Council

UW Tacoma Center for Study of Community and Society        Hate Free Delridge

Beacon Health Options                                                                   Vashon Resettlement Committee

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