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UPCOMING SCREENINGS

              
         Renton,
5/7/18The Other Side of Immigration

         Vashon, 5/8/18Faces Places

         Beacon Hill, 5/8/18: Pulling Together

         Gig Harbor, 5/11/18Straws 

         Woodinville, 5/11/18: Chasing Ice

         Wedgwood, 5/11/18: The Occupation of the American Mind

         Edmonds, 5/12/18: Promised Land

         Queen Anne, 5/12/18The Occupation of the American Mind

         Port Townsend, 5/14/18: Salmon Confidential

         Bellevue, 5/15/18An Inconvenient Sequel


Find all upcoming Meaningful Movies events at

www.MeaningfulMovies.org.

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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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Salmon Confidential

Salmon Confidential

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 5/14/2018 | 6:30 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave
Port Townsend, WA

Please join Meaningful Movies Port Townsend on May 14 for Salmon Confidential, an investigation of British Columbia's declining wild salmon population and the possible government cover-up of what is killing them. When biologist Alexandra Morton discovers salmon in BC are testing positive for dangerous European viruses, she finds that rather than alerting the public, the government instead seems more interested …

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

Meaningful Movies on the Eastside
Tuesday | 5/15/2018 | 6:30 PM
St. Margaret's Episcopal Church
4228 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, WA

Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world to train an army of activists and influence international climate policy. Cameras follow him behind the scenes -- in moments both private and public, funny and poignant -- as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can …

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