The Meaningful Movies Project

          Five screenings this week: 

Vashon, Beacon Hill, Vancouver, Olympia and Kirkland.
Come join us if you can!

 

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THIS WEEK'S FILMS

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First Daughter and the Black Snake

First Daughter and the Black Snake

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Tuesday | 2/13/2018 | 6:00 PM
Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Highway SW, Vashon, WA

Winona LaDuke believes Big Oil is the black snake predicted in indigenous prophecy to bring the earth’s destruction. When new oil pipelines threaten sacred wild rice lakes, Winona dreams of riding her horse against the current of oil, organizing a spiritual ride, “because a horse can kill a snake.” The “Prophecy of the 7th Fire” says a “black snake” will …

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I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Tuesday | 2/13/2018 | 7:00 PM
Centilia Cultural Center,
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St., Seattle, WA

This powerful 93-minute feature documentary ("One of the 10 Best Films of the Year!" NY Times} is narrated by Samuel L. Jackson and is entirely inspired by James Baldwin's unfinished manuscript, Remember This House, a collection of notes and letters written by Baldwin in the mid-1970's.  The memoir recounts the lives of his close friends and civil rights leaders Malcolm X, Martin …

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

Meaningful Movies at Cascade Park
Thursday | 2/15/2018 | 5:30 PM
Cascade Park Library,
600 NE 136th Ave, Vancouver, WA

“An Inconvenient Sequel” delves deeper into the arcane details of compromise than its predecessor, with scenes of Mr. Gore working to find a middle ground between the needs of developed and developing nations. In a group meeting, Piyush Goyal, India’s power minister, pushes back against Mr. Gore’s desire to replicate in India the expanded use of solar energy in the …

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The If Project

The If Project

Meaningful Movies Olympia
Thursday | 2/15/2018 | 6:30 PM
Olympia UUC, 2315 Division St. NW Olympia, WA

One Cop, One Inmate. One Question That Changed Everything. The award winning If Project documentary follows a Seattle police officer and the transformative writing workshop she created with a group of inmates at a maximum-security women's prison and documents their journey as they are released, reunited with their families and faced with life on the outside. In the United States, there …

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The Coming War On China

The Coming War On China

Meaningful Movies in Kirkland
Friday | 2/16/2018 | 7:00 PM
308 4th Ave S (at Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church) Kirkland, WA

John Pilger is an Australian journalist and documentarian.  The Coming War on China is his 60th film for ITV. Pilger reveals what the news doesn't - that the world's greatest military power, the United States, and the world's second economic power, China, both nuclear-armed, are each preparing for war. Pilger's film is both a warning and an inspiring story of …

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The schedule of all upcoming Meaningful Movies events can be found at www.MeaningfulMovies.org

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