The Meaningful Movies Project
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UPCOMING MEANINGFUL MOVIES SCREENINGS

              
         Wallingford
: Heather Booth: Changing the World

         West Seattle: Artifical Intelligence & the Evolution of Meaning
         RentonThe Other Side of Immigration
         VashonFaces Places

         Beacon Hill: Pulling Together

         Gig HarborStraws

         Woodinville: Chasing Ice

         WedgwoodThe Occupation of the American Mind

         Edmonds: Promised Land

         Queen AnneThe Occupation of the American Mind

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

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Heather Booth: Changing The World

Heather Booth: Changing The World

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 5/4/2018 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church
5019 Keystone Place N, 
Seattle, WA

“When I asked how to get organized, I was told two words: HEATHER BOOTH.”-- Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senator.  "Heather Booth: Changing the World" profiles the renowned activist/organizer and is a compelling look at how social change happens. The film explores the most pivotal moments in progressive movements that altered our history over the last fifty years. It blends archival and contemporary footage …

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Artificial Intelligence and the Evolution of Meaning

Artificial Intelligence and the Evolution of Meaning

West Seattle Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 5/5/2018 | 7:00 PM
High Point Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle, WA

A guided series of short videos on critical topics related to Artificial Intelligence (AI).  AI, more than any other technology, has the potential to transform the future. Who, or what, is shaping this technology? How will humans weigh in? What does it mean to be human? What are human values? Will human values continue to influence a world of compounding super-human intelligence?    We shall consider AI …

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The Other Side of Immigration

The Other Side of Immigration 

Meaningful Movies of Renton
Monday | 5/7/2018 | 7:00 PM
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
1700 Edmonds Ave NE, Renton, WA

Based on over 700 interviews in Mexican towns where about half the population has left to work in the United States, The Other Side of Immigration asks why so many Mexicans come to the U.S. and what happens to the families and communities they leave behind. Through an approach that is both subtle and thought-provoking, filmmaker Roy Germano provides a perspective on …

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Faces Places

Faces Places

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Tuesday | 5/8/2018 | 5:00 PM
Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Highway SW
Vashon, WA

NOTE EARLIER START TIME - 5:00PM. Backbone Meaningful Movies and Vashon High School are teaming up to present “Faces Places,” an award-winning French documentary, Tuesday, May 8th, 5 pm at Vashon Theatre.  Following the screening will be a panel discussion by students, elders, and artists ranging in age from 6 to 99. Students have been creating art inspired by the …

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Pulling Together

Pulling Together

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Tuesday | 5/8/2018 | 7:00 PM
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St. Seattle, WA

"At the far corner of North America lies a majestic land of dense forests and steep mountain ranges, where ocean waters wander inland for hundreds of miles through countless bays, passages and inlets. Ancient coastal cultures thrived for millennia among these salmon-filled waters, traveling far and wide to trade, to socialize, and sometimes to make war. The water was their …

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Straws

Straws

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 5/11/2018 | 6:00 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW
Gig Harbor, WA

It's estimated every day in the U.S. alone, 500,000,000+ plastic straws are used once and tossed. Ocean Conservancy ranks straws as the #5 most found litter item on beaches. They're non-recyclable, so they wind up in landfills, litter streets and add to the estimated 8.5 million metric tons of plastic debris in oceans annually. "Straws" leaves audiences with a clear …

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Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice

Woodinville Meaningful Movies
Friday | 5/11/2018 | 7:00 PM
Northshore UCC
18900 168th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA

"Chasing Ice" is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Photographer James Balog creates the Extreme Ice Survey. With a band of young adventurers in tow, Balog began deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers. His …

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The Occupation of the American Mind

The Occupation of the American Mind

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 5/11/2018 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory and blockade of the Gaza strip have triggered a backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the world — except the United States. "The Occupation of the American Mind" takes a look at this critical exception, zeroing in on pro-Israel public relations efforts within the U.S. Narrated by Roger Waters and featuring leading observers of …

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Promised Land

Promised Land

Sno-King Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 5/12/2018 | 7:00 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation
8109 224 Street SW, Edmonds, WA

"Promised Land" follows two tribes in the Pacific Northwest, the Duwamish and the Chinook, as they fight for the restoration of treaty rights they’ve long been denied. In following their story, the film examines a larger problem in the way that the government and society still looks at tribal sovereignty. "Promised Land" debuted in select theaters in Fall 2016. It won the …

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The Occupation of the American Mind

The Occupation of the American Mind

Queen Anne Meaningful Movies @ the Well
Saturday | 5/12/2018 | 7:00 PM
Queen Anne United Methodist Church
1606 5th Ave W, Seattle, WA

Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory and blockade of the Gaza strip have triggered a backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the world — except the United States. "The Occupation of the American Mind" takes an look at this critical exception, zeroing in on pro-Israel public relations efforts within the U.S. Narrated by Roger Waters and featuring leading observers of …

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