NOW IN OUR 14TH YEAR OF MEANINGFUL MOVIES, 

...ALL OVER PUGET SOUND!

Please Help Support Meaningul Movies!
We are solely dependent on your donations to coontinue.

Please Donate if you can.  DONATIONS are needed to keep Meaningful Movies operational. We are a 501c3 Washington State Nonprofit.

All of our labor and time is voluntary, but funds are needed to keep bringing you free, high-quality, current and relevant documentary films; and to cover website and film library maintenance, equipment, flyers, and more.   Thank you for any help you can provide!

Welcome to our Newest Meaningful Movies Venue!! ...our 22nd!

EVERETT MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Sanctuary Covenant Church
4502 Rucker Ave, Everett, WA 98203

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Meaningful Movies: A New Network-Wide Series (May & June):

"JUST EAT IT" 

Meaningful Movies is teaming up with the Seattle Public Utilities, Food Waste Program and the King County Food Waste Program; and launching coordinated screenings of this eye-opening film, Just Eat It, in 10 different locations in the Greater Seattle area.  With facilitated discussions, speakers, resources, and information on how citizens can address the food waste problem.  More information: HERE.

About the Film: Although America is a nation where one in ten people is food insecure, we are throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash!  Just Eat It reveals the core of this seemingly insignificant issue that is having devastating consequences around the globe. For Locations and times, go HERE.  FREE and open to the public. (donations requested to cover expenses).

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Meaningful Movies/Eastside screens A PLACE AT THE TABLE at Eastshore Unitarian

Meaningful Movies/Eastside screens A PLACE AT THE TABLE at Eastshore Unitarian

Meaningful Movies on the Eastside
Tuesday | 5/3/2016 | 6:30 AMEastshore Unitarian at 12700 SE 32nd St. in Bellevue

Please join us to screen A PLACE AT THE TABLE - A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans and proposes solutions to the problem. Film actor Jeff Bridges walks us through the narrative.  The event takes place on Tuesday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. at Eastshore Unitarian at 12700 SE 32nd St. in Bellevue - please …

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In Organic We Trust

In Organic We Trust

Meaningful Movies of Renton
Tuesday | 5/3/2016 | 6:30 PM
Carco Theater, 1717 Maple Valley Highway Renton, WA

A documentary that follows director Kip Pastor on a personal journey to answer commonly asked questions about organic food: What exactly is organic? Is it really better, or just a marketing scam? Join us after the film for a community discussion with Cascadia Edible Landcapes Owner/Operator Michael Seliga. This event is FREE and open to the public. A $5 donation …

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Just Eat It

Just Eat It

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 5/6/2016 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N (located at Keystone UCC), Seattle, WA

Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods …

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Inside Job

Inside Job

West Seattle Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 5/7/2016 | 6:30 PM
Highpoint Community Center Neighborhood House, 6400 Sylvan Way SW Seattle, WA

This is a great film which adds depth and clarity to the recent film The Big Short. From Academy Award® nominated filmmaker Charles Ferguson (No End In Sight), comes Inside Job, the first film to expose the shocking truth behind the economic crisis of 2008. The global financial meltdown, at a cost of over $20 trillion, resulted in millions of …

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Just Eat It

Just Eat It

Woodinville Meaningful Movies
Friday | 5/13/2016 | 7:00 PM
18900 168th Ave NE (located at Northshore UCC) Woodinville, WA

Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods …

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Just Eat It.

Just Eat It.

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 5/13/2016 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church, 8900 35th Ave NE Seattle, WA

Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods …

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Net Loss

Net Loss 

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 5/13/2016 | 7:00 PM
Angus Dei Lutheran Church, 10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW Gig Harbor, WA

Join your friends and neighbors as we examine the controversy surrounding salmon farms, and the threat they pose to wild salmon. All over the world, fish are at the heart of people’s diet and culture. And in the Pacific Northwest, there is no fish like the legendary salmon. But decades of poor fisheries management and habitat loss have decimated many …

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Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai

Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai

Sno-King Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 5/14/2016 | 6:30 AM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224 Street SW Edmonds, WA

Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai, a film by Lisa Merton and Alan Dater, tells the inspiring story of the Green Belt Movement of Kenya and its unstoppable founder, Wangari Maathai, who, in 2004, became the first environmentalist and first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Taking Root illustrates the development of Maathai’s holistic worldview and model …

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Meaningful Movies/Eastside screens BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS

Meaningful Movies/Eastside screens BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS

Meaningful Movies on the Eastside
Tuesday | 5/17/2016 | 6:30 PM
4228 Factoria Blvd SE (at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church) Bellevue, WA

Please join us to screen BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS: One Man’s Journey to the Heart of Palestine. This is a brand new film! Tonight we welcome the filmmaker to view the film and discuss the complexities and possibilities of peace in the Middle East between Jews, Muslims, and Christians. Meaningful Movies/Eastside is sponsored by Holy Cross Lutheran, St. Margaret's Episcopal …

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Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story

Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story

Meaningful Movies in Kirkland
Friday | 5/20/2016 | 7:00 PM
308 4th Ave S (at Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church) Kirkland, WA

Food. We love it. We devour countless cooking shows, culinary mags, and foodie blogs. So, how come we are throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash. Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the …

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Shift Change

Shift Change

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Friday | 5/20/2016 | 7:00 PM
Center 4 Spiritual Living, 206 North J. St., Tacoma, WA

We are profoundly pleased to present, SHIFT CHANGE, an amazing new documentary film by veteran award-winning filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin.  It tells the little known stories of employee-owned businesses that compete successfully in today’s economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces. With the long decline in US manufacturing and today’s economic crisis, millions have been thrown …

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A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness

A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness

Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
Wednesday | 5/25/2016 | 6:30 PM
Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive Issaquah, WA

A New State of Mind exams the story of everyday people through their struggles, recovery, and resilience in the face of mental health challenges. Narrated by award-winning actress and mental health advocate Glenn Close, this behind-the-headlines program looks at the far-reaching effects of the stigma related to mental illness.

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Bring It To The Table

Bring It To The Table

Meaningful Movies at Cascade Park
Thursday | 6/16/2016 | 5:30 PM
Cascade Park Library at 600 NE 136th Ave Vancouver, WA

Democracy is founded on robust dialogue, but, somewhere along the line, politics replaced sex as the one thing in America we don't discuss in mixed company – even among friends and family. Segregating ourselves into political silos is toxic to democracy. Bring It to The Table encourages Americans to stop bickering about politics, examine their own assumptions, and truly engage …

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For interest: A few Meaningful Movies Network Statistics:
(ACROSS ALL COMMUNITY VENUES as of Feb, 2016)

• 703 DOCUMENTARIES SCREENED
• 451 EVENINGS WITH AN INVITED GUEST SPEAKER OR 2 (OR MORE)
• 39,920 FILM WATCHERS & DISCUSSION PARTICIPANTS
• 11,040 LOAVES OF BREAD DONATED BY ESSENTIAL BAKING COMPANY
• 2,990 BAGS OF COOKIES CONSUMED
• 932 PEOPLE SIGNED UP TO BORROW DVDs FROM OUR MEANINGFUL MOVIES LIBRARY
• 9,200 TIMES OUR FIM LIBRARY DVDs HAVE BEEN BORROWED
• 3 MEMBERS HAVE BEEN INVOLVED SINCE YEAR ONE
• 26,180 VOLUNTEER HOURS
• 82 DOCUMENTARIES HAD ATTENDANCE OVER 100

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Please Donate if you can.  DONATIONS are needed to keep Meaningful Movies operational. We are a 501c3 Washington State Nonprofit.
All of our labor and time is voluntary, but funds are needed to keep bringing you free, high-quality, current and relevant documentary films; and to cover website and film library maintenance, equipment, flyers, and more.   Thank you for any help you can provide!

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About the MMP

The Meaningful Movies Project is a non-profit organization that helps neighborhoods and groups organize, educate and advocate using the power of social justice documentary film and conversation to build positive and meaningful community. Learn more >

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