UPCOMING FILMS at THE MEANINGFUL MOVIES

      9/7/18 - Wallingford: A Plastic Ocean
      9/8/18 - Edmonds: Harvest of Empire

      9/10/18 - Pt. Townsend: A Plastic Ocean            
      9/11/18 - Vashon:
Food Coop
      9/11/18 - Beacon Hill: Music of Strangers: Yo Yo Ma
      9/14/18 - Wedgwood: Poverty, Inc.
      9/14/18 - Woodinville: Occupation of the American Mind
         

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REDMOND LIBRARY - 6 FILMS ON IMMIGRATION

"National Welcoming Week" is Sept. 14 - 23.
In celebration, the Redmond Library is hosting a film and discussion series on our Immigration Experience. Find more information here:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/search/fq=program:(5b43e139baeab030003a7d00)

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A Plastic Ocean

A Plastic Ocean

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 9/7/2018 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA

“A Plastic Ocean” tells the story of how plastics, once they enter the oceans, break up into small particulates that enter the food chain where they attract toxins like a magnet. These toxins are stored in seafood’s fatty tissues, and eventually consumed by us. The film also offers hopeful ideas, based on new technology and …

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Harvest of Empire

Harvest of Empire

Sno-King Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 9/8/2018 | 6:30 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 8109 224 Street SW, Edmonds, WA

This documentary reveals the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today. "Harvest of Empire" takes an unflinching look at the role that U.S. economic and military interests played in triggering an unprecedented wave of migration that is transforming our nation’s cultural and economic landscape. From the wars for …

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A Plastic Ocean

A Plastic Ocean

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 9/10/2018 | 6:30 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave
Port Townsend, WA

Come join us for "A Plastic Ocean," co-sponsored by North Olympic Sierra Club. The film begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig teams up with free diver Tanya Streeter and an …

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Food Coop

Food Coop

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Tuesday | 9/11/2018 | 6:00 PM
Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon, WA

Nestled deep in New York City, you can find this highly prosperous institution, just as American and certainly more efficient than Wall Street, but whose objective is entirely non-profit. Working against everything that defines "The American Way of Life," the basic principles of the Park Slope Food Coop are simple: each of its 16,000 members work 2.75 hours per month …

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The Music of Strangers: Yo Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

The Music of Strangers: Yo Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Tuesday | 9/11/2018 | 7:00 PM
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St
Seattle, WA

Over the past 15 years an extraordinary group of musicians has come together to celebrate the universal power of music.  The Silk Road Ensemble exemplifies music's ability to blur international boundaries, blend disparate cultures and inspire hope for artist and audience.  The film focuses on artists as they gather in locations across the world, exploring the ways art can both …

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Poverty, Inc.

Poverty, Inc.

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 9/14/2018 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

"Poverty, Inc." examines the way citizens of richer countries think about poverty in other parts of the world and how they respond to it. Using stories from Haiti and Africa, the film argues that the conceptual framework used to address global poverty ought to be changed. For example, lifting people out of poverty requires more than long-term handouts of subsidized …

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The Occupation of the American Mind

The Occupation of the American Mind

Woodinville Meaningful Movies
Friday | 9/14/2018 | 7:00 PM
Northshore UCC
18900 168th Ave NE, Woodinville, 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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