OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

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    10/24/18 - Ridgefield: Immigration Paradox

    10/25/18 - Tacoma: A Plastic Ocean
    10/25/18 - Mt. Baker: Indivisible: Love Knows No Borders
    10/26/18 - Issaquah: Fragile Waters
    10/26/18 - Mt. Vernon - NEW VENUE: Reinventing Power
    10/28/18 - Ballard: Plane Truths and Cultivating Kids
    11/2/18 - Wallingford: Dark Money
    11/3/18 - West Seattle: Trickle Down Town
   
11/5/18 - Renton: Reinventing Power

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Immigration Paradox

Immigration Paradox

Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
Wednesday | 10/24/2018 | 7:00 PM
Old Liberty Theater, 115 N Main Ave Ridgefield, WA

"Immigration Paradox" takes a critical and in-depth look at one of the most divisive issues in human global history–immigration. After encountering an immigrant crossing the Arizona desert, Emmy Award Winner and Filmmaker Lourdes Lee Vasquez sets out to understand why people would risk their lives to come to the U.S.. Her quest takes a shocking twist when she musters enough …

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A Plastic Ocean

A Plastic Ocean

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Thursday | 10/25/2018 | 6:30 PM
The Grand Cinema, 606 Fawcett Ave Tacoma, 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 on policy changes, for reducing …

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Indivisible: Love Knows No Borders

Indivisible: Love Knows No Borders

Mt Baker Meaningful Movies
Thursday | 10/25/2018 | 6:30 PM
Mt. Baker Community Club
2811 Mt. Rainier Dr. S, Seattle, WA

"Indivisible" is an award-winning documentary about the real people at the heart of our nation’s immigration debate.  Renata, Evelyn, and Antonio were young children when their parents brought them to the U.S. in search of a better life; they were teenagers when their mothers, fathers, and siblings were deported.  Today, they are known as Dreamers. "Indivisible" takes place at a …

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Fragile Waters

Fragile Waters

Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
Friday | 10/26/2018 | 6:30 PM
Issaquah Depot Museum
78 First Ave NE, Issaquah, WA

Focusing on the local Southern Resident orcas and wild Chinook salmon, this film explores the fragile and threatened relationship between people, whales, water, and fish, as well as their environment, the Salish Sea. "Fragile Waters" features the untold story of one of the most endangered marine mammals in the world and those who are working desperately to save them. Coastal …

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Reinventing Power

Reinventing Power

Meaningful Movies of Mt Vernon
Friday | 10/26/2018 | 6:30 PM
The Co-op Building
202 S 1st St, Mt Vernon, WA

OUR NEWEST VENUE!

“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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Plane Truths / Cultivating Kids

Plane Truths / Cultivating Kids

Meaningful Movies: Sustainable Ballard
Sunday | 10/28/2018 | 5:30 PM
Bauhaus Strong Coffee
2001 Market St, Seattle, WA

The recent expansion of Navy training activities in the Northwest has many local residents concerned. Community members on Whidbey Island, the San Juans, and the Olympic Peninsula are disturbed by an increase in noise caused by new EA-18G “Growler” jets based at Naval Air Station Whidbey (NAS)—and a significant proposed expansion of daily Growler test flights. On Whidbey, communities have …

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Dark Money

Dark Money

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 11/2/2018 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA

"Dark Money" is a political thriller that examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film takes viewers to Montana—a frontline in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide—to follow an intrepid local journalist working to expose the real-life impacts of the US Supreme Court’s …

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Trickle Down Town

Trickle Down Town

West Seattle Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 11/3/2018 | 7:00 PM
High Point Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle, WA

This brand-new film takes an up-close look at homelessness in Seattle. There are in-depth interviews with homeless people and visits to local homeless camps, including Camp Second Chance here in West Seattle. Also shown are people who are working hard to help their homeless neighbors. The filmmaker, Tomasz Biernacki, says, "I have discovered that most people have uneducated, knee-jerk reactions …

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Reinventing Power

Reinventing Power

Meaningful Movies of Renton
Monday | 11/5/2018 | 7:00 PM
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
1700 Edmonds Ave NE, Renton, 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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