The Meaningful Movies Project

NOW IN OUR 14TH YEAR OF FILMS + DISCUSSION,  
...ALL OVER WESTERN WASHINGTON AND BEYOND!

Please Help Support the MEANINGFUL MOVIES PROJECT
With Your Tax-Deductible Donations!   

We are a 501c3 Washington State Nonprofit (EIN 80-0782680) and are solely dependent on your donations. All of our labor is voluntary, but donations are needed to continue bringing you free, high-quality, current and relevant documentary films; and to cover website and film library maintenance, equipment purchases, outreach, and more. Thank you for any help you can provide!

OUR UPCOMING FILM LINEUP:

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MMP Spring Network-Wide Screening

Racing Extinction 

Sixteen Screenings in Western Washington

In Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet. Two worlds drive extinction across the globe, potentially resulting in the loss of half of all species. The international wildlife trade creates bogus markets at the expense of creatures that have survived on this planet for millions of years. And the other surrounds us, hiding in plain sight — a world that the oil and gas companies don’t want the rest of us to see. Using covert tactics and state-of-the-art technology, the Racing Extinction team exposes these two worlds in an inspiring affirmation to preserve life as we know it.

Additional information (including locations) at MMP Spring Network-Wide Screening... and see below.

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Racing Extinction

Racing Extinction

Meaningful Movies on the Eastside
Tuesday | 5/16/2017 | 6:30 PM
4228 Factoria Blvd SE (at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church) Bellevue, WA

In Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet. Two worlds drive extinction across the globe, potentially resulting in the loss of half of all species. The world of international wildlife trade creates bogus markets at the expense of creatures that have …

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The Long Night

The Long Night

Meaningful Movies in Kirkland
Friday | 5/19/2017 | 7:00 PM
308 4th Ave S (at Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church) Kirkland, WA

Set in Seattle, Washington, the feature documentary film The Long Night gives voice and meaning to the crisis of minors who are forced and coerced into the American sex trade. The film weaves together the stories of seven people whose lives are forever changed by domestic minor sex trafficking. The Long Night is not themed to advocate a solution. Instead, it submerges …

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Time to Choose - Climate Change

Time to Choose - Climate Change

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Friday | 5/19/2017 | 7:00 PM
Center 4 Spiritual Living, 206 North J. St. (Located on Division and J St. across from Group Health) Tacoma, WA

CLIMATE CHANGE - Its scope is truly global, with footage and interviews from five continents. The film’s investigation of the true costs of fossil fuels and industrialized agriculture takes audiences inside the drivers of these global phenomena. Audiences meet Appalachian residents suffering from coal-poisoned waters, descend into the dangerous coal pits of China, see the red night skies of Nigeria’s oil and gas …

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Racing Extinction

Racing Extinction

Meaningful Movies: Sustainable Ballard
Sunday | 5/21/2017 | 5:30 PM
Royal Drummer Cafe 6420 24th Ave NW
Seattle, WA

In Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet. Two worlds drive extinction across the globe, potentially resulting in the loss of half of all species. The international wildlife trade creates bogus markets at the expense of creatures that have survived on …

Read more.

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Command and Control

Command and Control

Meaningful Movies of Renton
Monday | 5/22/2017 | 7:00 PM
926 South 3rd Street Renton, WA

Command and Control is the terrifying, true story of what can happen when the weapons built to protect us threaten to become the very source of our own destruction. Based on the New York Times best-selling book of the same name by Eric Schlosser and told in minute-by-minute detail of a single accident through the accounts of air force personnel, …

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The Invisibles

The Invisibles

Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
Wednesday | 5/24/2017 | 6:30 PM
Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive Issaquah, WA

Europe is in the grip of an immigration crisis: people from Africa, the Middle East, and elsewhere are arriving in ever greater numbers as they flee war, oppression, and a lack of opportunity. Germany receives more asylum seekers than any other European country. The Invisibles presents the human face of the immigration crisis, following four migrants from Syria, Kenya and …

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RIKERS: AN AMERICAN JAIL

RIKERS: AN AMERICAN JAIL

Mt Baker Meaningful Movies
Thursday | 5/25/2017 | 6:30 PM
Mt. Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive South Seattle, WA

The United States is facing a crisis of mass incarceration with over 2.2 million people packed into its jails and prisons. To understand the human toll of this crisis, Rikers Island is a good place to start. Of the more than 7,500 people detained at Rikers Island on any given day, almost 80% have not yet been found guilty or …

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13th

13th

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 6/2/2017 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N (at Keystone Congregational Church) Seattle, WA

The 13th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution abolished slavery in 1865, but it also included a provision regarding crime. “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist.” That exception has justified the use of forced labor as long as the laborer is a convict. This documentary …

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Hot Coffee

Hot Coffee

Meaningful Movies at Cascade Park
Thursday | 6/8/2017 | 5:30 PM
Cascade Park Library at 600 NE 136th Ave Vancouver, WA

Stella Liebeck, 79-years-old, was sitting in the passenger seat of her grandson’s car having purchased a cup of McDonald’s coffee. After the car stopped, she tried to hold the cup securely between her knees while removing the lid. However, the cup tipped over, pouring scalding hot coffee onto her lap. She received third-degree burns over 16 percent of her body, …

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Open Sesame The Story of Seeds

Open Sesame The Story of Seeds

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 6/9/2017 | 6:30 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church, 10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW Gig Harbor, WA

One of the world’s most precious resources is at risk. This timely and emotionally moving documentary illuminates what is at stake and what can be done to protect the source of nearly all our food: SEEDS. Seeds provide the basis for everything from fabric, to food to fuels. They are as essential to life as the air we breathe or water …

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See the Full Schedule for all Meaningful Movies venues:

www.MeaningfulMovies.org 

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Please Help Support the MEANINGFUL MOVIES PROJECT 
With Your Tax-Deductible Donations!   

We are a 501c3 Washington State Nonprofit (EIN 80-0782680) and are solely dependent on your donations. All of our labor is voluntary, but donations are needed to continue bringing you free, high-quality, current and relevant documentary films; and to cover website and film library maintenance, equipment purchases, outreach, and more. Thank you for any help you can provide!

Many employers (e.g., Starbucks, Boeing, Microsoft, Alaska Airlines, etc.) have matching gift programs where they will double or even quadruple the donations made by their employees and retirees. 
Please check if your employer is one of these, and if so, submit your matching gift requests to them so that your donation can go even further. Thank you!

Some employers (e.g., Microsoft, Alaska Airlines, more.) have volunteer grant programs where the company donates to organizations for every hour its employees volunteer. So come volunteer with us if you can!

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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 >

Get in touch!

OFFICE MAILING ADDRESS (This is not a venue): 
The Meaningful Movies Project  |  4110 Densmore Ave N.  |  Seattle, WA 98103
PHONE: 206-450-5998
EMAIL: info@meaningfulmovies.org
(FOR LIBRARY BUSINESS ONLY, EMAIL: library@meaningfulmovies.org)