2019 MMP Spring Fundraiser & Awards Celebration!

A huge thanks to everyone who joined us at our FIRST Spring Fundraiser & Awards Celebration and made it so successful and fun!  We are extremely grateful and appreciative to everyone who donated.  Thank you for helping the Meaningful Movies Project sustain our local venues so that they can continue this important work; thank you for supporting new venues coming on board; and thank you for allowing us to reach out to more communities!

We were thrilled to present the following awards at the event:

  • Organization of the Year: Social Justice Film Institute, for their support of and collaboration with the Meaningful Movies Project
  • Filmmaker of the Year: Ava DuVernay, for her film “13th”
  • Emergent Filmmaker of the Year: Tomasz Biernacki, for his film “Trickle Down Town”
  • Film of the Year: “A Plastic Ocean,” for its impact in educating people about the environmental hazard of plastics
  • Career Achievement: Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin for 33 years of making media that matters!

We were also thrilled to present Honor Awards to the following filmmakers:

  • Vlada & Chadd Knowlton, for “The Most Dangerous Year”
  • Sandra & Yasu Osawa, for “Princess Angeline”
  • Derek McNeill, for “The Road to Nickelsville”
  • Sarah & Vasant Salcedo, for “Promised Land”

Meaningful Movies Project couldn’t exist without these dedicated filmmakers and so many others whose films we’ve shown over the past 16 years.  We are grateful to them all!

If you missed the opportunity to join us at this event, we invite you to attend our next one.  In the meantime, we appreciate your continued support!

If you would rather not make an online donation, you can mail a check, payable to “Meaningful Movies Project,” to:

Meaningful Movies Project
P.O. Box 31005, Seattle, WA 98103