UPCOMING FILMS at THE MEANINGFUL MOVIES

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10/5/18 - WallingfordReinventing Power: Renewable Energy

10/5/18 - Maltby: Before the Flood
10/5/18 - Beacon Hill: 500 Years: Life in Resistance
10/6/18 - West Seattle
: Reinventing Power: Renewable Energy
10/8/18 - Pt. Townsend: 13th: Slave to Criminal in 1 Amendment
10/9/18 - Vashon: Never Give Up: Minoru Yasui  & Fight for Justice
10/12/18 - Gig Harbor: A Plastic Ocean
10/12/18 - Woodinville: Sustainable
10/12/18 - Wedgwood: Understanding the Opioid Epidemic
10/13/18 - Edmonds: Reinventing Power: Renewable Energy
10/13/18 - Everett: We the People 2.0 
         

FREE TICKETS TO SOCIAL JUSTICE FILM FESTIVAL!
Our new partner, SJFF, is offering free tickets to Meaningful Movies members to attend films during their festival from October 5-14.
Find the schedule of films here: http://www.socialjusticefilmfestival.org/ and go here for your free tickets: https://www.strangertickets.com/Browse#search=social%20justice%20film%20festival (use the code Meaningful).
 
Thank you Social Justice Film Festival!

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Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom

Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 10/5/2018 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA

"Reinventing Power" takes us across the country to hear directly from the people making our clean energy future achievable. These people are working to rebuild what’s broken, rethink what’s possible, and revitalize communities. "Reinventing Power" shows that jobs, economic growth, and innovation don’t have to be sacrificed for a clean environment. The film focuses on people in eight states whose lives …

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Before the Flood

Before the Flood

Maltby Meaningful Movies
Friday | 10/5/2018 | 6:00 PM
22105 East Lost Lake Road
Snohomish, WA

Come learn about I-1631!  Join us for "Before the Flood," a movie about climate change and carbon pricing as a method of curbing climate change. This will be followed by a conversation about I-1631 with a campaign volunteer. The discussion promises to be a chance to educate ourselves about the initiative so we can make an informed voting decision. Curious …

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500 Years: Life in Resistance

500 Years: Life in Resistance

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Friday | 10/5/2018 | 7:00 PM
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St.
Seattle, WA

NOTE: Different date & time this month. "500 Years" highlights the trial of Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Mott for genocide against the country's indigenous Maya population in the 1980s and the popular uprising that followed the trial, which led to the toppling of President Otto Perez Molina. We are pleased to support the screening of this film in association …

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Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom

Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom

West Seattle Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 10/6/2018 | 7:00 PM
High Point Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle, WA

This Sierra Club film takes us across the country to hear from the people who are making our clean energy future achievable. They are working to rebuild what’s broken, rethink what’s possible, and revitalize communities. Their stories are proof that we don’t have to choose between keeping our lights on and protecting our communities; we don’t have to sacrifice jobs …

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13TH: From Slave to Criminal with One Amendment

13TH: From Slave to Criminal with One Amendment

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 10/8/2018 | 6:30 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave.
Port Townsend, WA

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary 13TH refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” The progression from that second qualifying clause to the horrors of mass criminalization and the …

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Never Give Up: Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice

Never Give Up: Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Tuesday | 10/9/2018 | 6:00 PM
Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon, WA

Minoru (Min) Yasui was a courageous and tireless leader in the cause of justice and human rights for all people. He challenged unconstitutional internment policies against Japanese Americans during World War II, and he spent the remainder of his life advocating for, and mentoring, underrepresented peoples. "Never Give Up" tells the story of Yasui, son of Japanese immigrant parents, born …

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A Plastic Ocean

A Plastic Ocean

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 10/12/2018 | 6:00 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW
Gig Harbor, WA

In the center of the Pacific Ocean gyre, researchers are finding more plastic than plankton. "A Plastic Ocean" documents the newest science, proving 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 …

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Sustainable

Sustainable

Woodinville Meaningful Movies
Friday | 10/12/2018 | 7:00 PM
Northshore UCC
18900 168th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA

“Sustainable” weaves together expert analysis of America’s food system with the story of one remarkable farmer, Marty Travis, who is creating a future for his family and his farming community by adopting sustainable agriculture. The film examines the interrelationships between the environment, economics and public health. Guest facilitator:  Jason Padvorac, http://jasonpadvorac.com/  

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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 10/12/2018 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

This film traces the causes behind the unprecedented growth in the use of prescription opioids and the devastating impact these drugs are having in America.  A single opioid prescription can be the forerunner of opioid addiction and even death. Estimates of death in the U.S. by opioid overdoses now range from ~100-140 users per day.  Opioid addiction now extends into …

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Reinventing Power: America's Renewable Energy Boom

Reinventing Power: America's Renewable Energy Boom

Sno-King Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 10/13/2018 | 6:30 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 8109 224 Street SW Edmonds, WA

"Reinventing Power" takes us across the country to hear directly from the people making our clean energy future achievable. These individuals are working to rebuild what’s broken, rethink what’s possible, and revitalize communities. These stories are proof that America does not need to choose between keeping our lights on and protecting our communities. Critically, "Reinventing Power" underscores the notion that we …

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We the People 2.0

We the People 2.0

Everett Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 10/13/2018 | 6:30 PM
Our Savior's Lutheran Church
215 Mukilteo Blvd, Everett, WA

"We the People 2.0" explores the work of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) in helping people and communities protect themselves against pollution, environmental damage, and other hazards (mining, mountain top removal, oil drilling, fracking, industrial pollution, etc.) by writing community home rule charters spelling out citizens' rights, community rights, and the rights of nature. This movement can be …

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