The Meaningful Movies Project

NOW IN OUR 15TH 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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13th: From Slave to Criminal With One Amendment

13th: From Slave to Criminal With One Amendment

Meaningful Movies at Cascade Park
Thursday | 7/13/2017 | 5:30 PM
Cascade Park Library at 600 NE 136th Ave Vancouver, WA

The 13th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution abolished slavery. But it also included a provision many people don't know about and that is what this documentary brings to view. "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist." That exception justifies the use of forced labor as …

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The Secret Life of Your Clothes

The Secret Life of Your Clothes

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Thursday | 7/13/2017 | 7:00 PM
El Centro de La Raza, 17th Ave South & South Lander Street Seattle, WA

Each year, we give thousands of tons of our unwanted clothes to charity. But where do they actually go? It turns out most are exported to Africa. And even though we have given them away for free, our castoffs have created a multimillion-dollar industry and some of the world's poorest people pay good money to buy them. But not everyone …

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Sand Wars

Sand Wars

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 7/14/2017 | 6:30 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church, 10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW Gig Harbor, WA

Most of us think of it as a complimentary ingredient of any beach vacation. Yet those seemingly insignificant grains of silica surround our daily lives. Every house, skyscraper and glass building, every bridge, airport and sidewalk in our modern society depends on sand. We use it to manufacture optical fiber, cell phone components and computer chips. We find it in …

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The Caretakers: Short films on the Canadian resistance to pipeline projects

The Caretakers

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 7/14/2017 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church, 8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

Caretakers is a 40-minute documentary by David Goldberg that tells the story of how First Nations people in British Columbia led a direct action to stop the Texas-based Kinder Morgan company from drilling for samples in preparation for a mega pipeline project across Canada. The film takes an inside look at indigenous leadership and white …

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(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies

(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies

Meaningful Movies: Sustainable Ballard
Sunday | 7/23/2017 | 5:30 PM
Royal Drummer Cafe 6420 24th Ave NW Seattle, WA

It’s human nature to lie; we all do it! From scandalous headlines to little white lies, “(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies” explores the complex impact dishonesty has on our lives and everyday society. Interweaving groundbreaking experiments from celebrated behavioral economist Dan Ariely with personal stories from individuals affected by the unraveling of their lies, Ariely and a team of scientists …

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Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective

Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective

Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
Wednesday | 7/26/2017 | 7:30 PM
Old Liberty Theater, 115 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA

"Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective" defines permaculture and shows how experts in the field are translating the concepts of permaculture into real life in rural, urban and suburban settings. Bill Mollison who coined the term permaculture in 1978 defines it as: "“The conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive systems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. It …

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Kill Switch

Kill Switch

Meaningful Movies at Cascade Park
Thursday | 8/10/2017 | 5:30 PM
Cascade Park Library at 600 NE 136th Ave Vancouver, WA

This movie was excellently made and directed. The movie is aiming to show how good internet freedom is. By chronicling Aaron Schwartz, Edward Snowden, and multiple others, this documentary really was able to paint a good picture of how bad internet freedom has become. There were even times in the movie where drastic measures had to be put in place …

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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)