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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 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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OF INTEREST -  CAGJ's Supporting Local Economies Everywhere (SLEE) Dinner
July 9 at University Christian Church, 4731 15th Ave NE, Seattle
Our friends at Community Alliance for Global Justice are celebrating a monumental 15 years of global justice organizing with their annual food justice SLEE dinner July 9. Expect incredible local & Fair Trade food, music and much more. Get inspired by this year’s keynote, “Decolonizing our Food System: Lessons from Africa” by Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director of Oakland Institute. Learn more & purchase tickets at cagj.org/2016-slee-tickets-now-on-sale/

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OF INTEREST - A New Play: "THE UNITED STATES OF CHINA"
July 8 - 10 at Hale's Brewery at 4301 Leary Way NW, Seattle
Defaulting on trillions of dollars in US treasury debt to China, a concord is signed in the year 2018, giving America two years to pay their debt to China but China has no intention of handing our country back to us. Why should they? Would anything change?

The plot of the play centers on the trial of Miriam Hopkins, who at the time of default, turns from being an anti-American terrorist to an American patriot, fighting against the takeover of her country.
The trial comes down to the conflict between the newly formed UNITED STATES OF CHINA and the deceit of a people who failed in their collective responsibility to themselves - bringing about their downfall.  For more information, go to www.theusofchina.com.

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Honor Totem

Honor Totem

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 7/8/2016 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church, 8900 35th Ave NE Seattle, WA

This poignant documentary chronicles the John T. Williams Memorial Totem Pole project as a catalyst for healing and justice. The community art project rose from the August 2010 fatal police shooting of Williams, a First Nations woodcarver. The shooting sparked an outcry that extended beyond the city of Seattle and the native community. The slain man’s …

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Just Eat It

Just Eat It

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 7/8/2016 | 7:00 PM
Angus Dei Lutheran Church, 10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW Gig Harbor, WA

We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash?

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Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence

Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence

Woodinville Meaningful Movies
Friday | 7/8/2016 | 7:00 PM
18900 168th Ave NE (located at Northshore UCC) Woodinville, WA

In the United States more than 30,000 people are killed every year by gun violence; many more are wounded. The disaster caused by gun violence is seen in almost every community. We may hear briefly about the victims and survivors of these shootings, but what happens after the media attention moves on and the wider public becomes numb to “just …

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Merchants of Doubt

Merchants of Doubt

Sno-King Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 7/9/2016 | 7:00 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 8109 224 Street SW Edmonds, WA

MERCHANTS OF DOUBT is the troubling story of how a cadre of influential scientists have clouded public understanding of scientific facts on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming to advance a political and economic agenda. The U.S. scientific community has long led the world in research on public health, environmental science, and other issues affecting the quality of life. …

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Bringing It To The Table

Bring It To The Table

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Friday | 7/15/2016 | 7:00 PM
Center 4 Spiritual Living, 206 North J. St. (located on Division and J St. across from Group Health), Tacoma, 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 in civil …

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To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine

To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine

Meaningful Movies in Kirkland
Friday | 7/15/2016 | 7:00 PM
308 4th Ave S (at Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church), Kirkland, WA

This is a film of Ian Ruskin's acclaimed one-man play about Paine's life, filmed in front of a live audience at the Lillian Theater in Hollywood. Thomas Paine was the one truly radical Founder of America, a man largely forgotten and greatly misunderstood today.  His ideas about democracy, equality, slavery, pensions, healthcare, education and morality would have created a very …

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This Changes Everything

This Changes Everything

Meaningful Movies at Cascade Park
Thursday | 7/21/2016 | 5:45 PM
Cascade Park Library, 600 NE 136th Ave, Vancouver, WA

Filmed in nine countries and five continents over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change.  Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller, This Changes Everything, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of …

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A Small Good Thing

A Small Good Thing

Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
Wednesday | 7/27/2016 | 6:30 PM
Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive Issaquah, WA

For the longest time, we’ve been living as though the more we have—the more money, the more goods, the more territory—the happier we’ll be. Surprisingly, over the last fifty years as our standard of living has improved, our happiness has not. A Small Good Thing examines how our ideal of the American Dream has come to the end of its …

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He Named Me Malala

He Named Me Malala

Meaningful Movies: Sustainable Ballard
Sunday | 7/31/16 | 5:15 PM
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 5710 22nd Ave NW, Seattle, WA

After the Taliban tries to kill her for speaking out on behalf of girls' education, Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai emerges as a leading advocate for children's right and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. ***Please note this location is not ADA accessible. If this will prevent …

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Tapped

Tapped

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 8/12/2016 | 7:00 PM
Angus Dei Lutheran Church, 10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA

Tapped is a film that examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil. Directed by Stephanie Soechtig and produced by Atlas Films, the film exposes the bottled water industry as an ecological and consumer nightmare where corporations like Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Nestle mine public water sources …

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