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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Now is the Time: Healthcare for Everybody

Now is the Time: Healthcare for Everybody

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Tuesday | 8/8/2017 | 6:00 PM
Vashon Theatre 17723 Vashon Highway SW, Vashon, WA

Meaningful Movies on Vashon presents a documentary and community discussion about Single Payer Health Care. “Now Is the Time: Healthcare for Everybody” delves into the problems of US healthcare, what single payer health care is, and how it will save us money.  A panel discussion will follow, featuring Vashon Island health care workers and advocates. The U.S. pays nearly twice …

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The Economics of Happiness

The Economics of Happiness

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Wednesday | 8/9/2017 | 7:00 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave., 
Port Townsend, WA

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend is pleased to present a free screening of "The Economics of Happiness" at its inaugural event on August 9, 2017, in the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (QUUF) Sanctuary, 2333 San Juan Avenue in Port Townsend. "The Economics of Happiness" is a documentary film by the International Society for Ecology & Culture (ISEC) about the worldwide movement …

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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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Landfill Harmonic

Landfill Harmonic

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Thursday | 8/10/2017 | 7:00 PM
El Centro de La Raza, 17th Ave South & South Lander Street, Seattle, WA

Double the entertainment tonight, fabulous movie, fun mini-concert by the local singing group the Beaconettes. “Landfill Harmonic” follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical group that plays instruments made entirely out of garbage. When their story goes viral, the orchestra is catapulted into the global spotlight. Under the guidance of idealistic music director Favio Chavez, the orchestra must …

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Storied Streets with special Guest

Storied Streets

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 8/11/2017 | 6:30 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church, 10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA

"Storied Streets" explores the issue of homelessness across the country. The journey covers 13 cities across the country. The film will shatter the stereotypes most of us have about the homeless population. Following the movie we will have community discussion and the opportunity to meet and listen to Richard LeMieux of Bremerton, Wa. “Once affluent and secure in his status, …

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Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds

Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 8/11/2017 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church, 8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

Open Sesame is a documentary describing the status of the world ‘s seed supply: our dependence on it, its declining diversity, and who is seeking to control it all. Seeds are as essential to life as the air we breathe or water we drink, but according to the UN’s FAO approximately 90 percent of the fruit and vegetable varieties that existed …

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Bring It to the Table

Bring It to the Table

Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
Wednesday | 8/23/2017 | 7:30 PM
Old Liberty Theater, 115 N Main Ave, Ridgefield , WA

How can we reach each other across the political divide? Filmmaker Julie Winokur tackles this question by traveling across the country, sitting down with people and examining her own biases and misconceptions. If you're tired of hyper-partisanship, come see the film and learn an effective way of reaching across the divide in order to start conversations again. Our guest speaker …

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Command and Control

Command and Control

Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
Wednesday | 8/23/2017 | 7:30 PM
Old Liberty Theater, 115 N Main Ave, Ridgefield , WA

From the director of the groundbreaking film Food, Inc., comes Command and Control, the long-hidden story of a deadly accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas in 1980. Based on the critically-acclaimed book by Eric Schlosser, this chilling documentary exposes the terrifying truth about the management of America’s nuclear arsenal and shows what can happen when the weapons …

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Ask Us Who We Are

Ask Us Who We Are

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Thursday | 8/24/2017 | 6:30 PM
The Grand Cinema 606 Fawcett Avenue Tacoma, WA

Like many people, Vermont film producer and director Bess O’Brien was aware of foster care but didn’t know much about it.  That is, until a former foster child named Kellie Coakley, 26, saw one of O’Brien’s films and telephoned her a few days later with a proposition. “Kellie said, ‘You don’t know who I am and I don’t know what …

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Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think

Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 9/1/2017 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N (at Keystone Congregational Church) Seattle, WA

The film explores the world's first major opinion poll, conducted by the Gallup organization. Gallup asked ove 50,0000 Muslims in 35 countries from Indonesia to South Asia, to the Middle East, as well as minority communities in the US and Europe, what they thought about issues such as gender equality, terrorism, and democracy. Islamic scholars and the Gallup members themselves give …

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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)