OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

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 11/9/18 - Gig Harbor: The Brainwashing of My Dad

 11/9/18 - Woodinville: A Plastic Ocean
 11/9/18 - Wedgwood: To Err is Human
 11/10/18 - Edmonds: The Occupation of the American Mind
 11/12/18 - Port Townsend: The Memory of Fish
 
11/13/18 - Vashon: The Peacemaker
 
11/13/18 - Beacon Hill: Soldiers of Conscience
 11/16/18 - Kirkland: Evolution of Organic

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SPECIAL FILM EVENT!
"THE PEOPLE vs THE POLITICIANS"


Come see HEDRICK SMITH, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and documentary filmmaker, present and discuss his latest film,
"The People vs the Politicians." This is a story of 
We the People rising up against fat cats and entrenched power...
and winning!

DECEMBER 6,  7:00 - 9:00 PM

Rainier Arts Center
3515 S Alaska St, Seattle

Tickets available at brownpapertickets.com/event/3803613
Suggested donation - $6
Reception with Hedrick and a signed copy of his book - $35


Sponsored by the Meaningful Movies Project
and Fix Democracy First

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The Brainwashing of My Dad

The Brainwashing of My Dad

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 11/9/2018 | 6:00 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW
Gig Harbor, WA

As filmmaker Jen Senko tries to understand the transformation of her father from a non-political, life-long Democrat to an angry, right-wing fanatic, she uncovers the forces behind the media that changed him completely: a plan by Roger Ailes under Nixon for a media takeover by the GOP; the Powell Memo urging business leaders to influence institutions of public opinion - …

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A Plastic Ocean

A Plastic Ocean

Woodinville Meaningful Movies
Friday | 11/9/2018 | 7:00 PM
Northshore UCC
18900 168th Ave NE
Woodinville, WA

In the center of the Pacific Ocean gyre, researchers found more plastic than plankton.“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 …

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To Err is Human

To Err is Human

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 11/9/2018 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

The 3rd leading cause of death in the U.S. is its own healthcare system. Medical mistakes lead to as many as 440,000 preventable deaths each year. How can we protect ourselves, our families, and our communities, and make the medical world safe for all patients? This  documentary takes an in-depth look at the silent epidemic of patient harm and those working …

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The Occupation of the American Mind

The Occupation of the American Mind

Sno-King Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 11/10/2018 | 6:30 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 8109 224 Street SW
Edmonds, 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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The Memory of Fish

The Memory of Fish

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 11/12/2018 | 6:30 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave
Port Townsend, WA

"The Memory of Fish" is an award-winning documentary portrait of one man, the wild salmon he loves, and his fight to free a river. The film follows the life story of a man from Port Angeles, Washington, and his fight to bring salmon home to the Elwha River. Dick Goin was a Dust Bowl refugee, pulp mill worker, and fisherman-turned-river Yoda, …

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The Peacemaker

The Peacemaker

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Tuesday | 11/13/2018 | 6:00 PM
Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Highway SW
Vashon, WA

"The Peacemaker" is an intimate portrait of international peacemaker Padraig O'Malley, who helps make peace for others but struggles to find it for himself. The film takes us from Padraig's isolated life in Cambridge, Massachusetts to some of the most dangerous crisis zones on Earth – from Northern Ireland to Kosovo, Nigeria to Iraq – over five years, as he …

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Soldiers of Conscience

Soldiers of Conscience

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Tuesday | 11/13/2018 | 7:00 PM
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St.
Seattle, WA

When is it right to kill? In the midst of war, is it right to refuse? Eight U.S. soldiers today, some who killed and some who said no, reveal their inner moral dilemmas in "Soldiers of Conscience." Made with official permission of the U.S. Army, the film transcends politics to explore the tension between spiritual values and military orders. The …

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Evolution of Organic

Evolution of Organic

Meaningful Movies in Kirkland
Friday | 11/16/2018 | 7:00 PM
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
308 4th Ave S, Kirkland, WA

This film is the story of organic agriculture, told by those who built the movement. A motley crew of back-to-the-landers, spiritual seekers and farmers’ sons and daughters rejected chemical farming and set out to explore organic alternatives. It was a heartfelt journey of change from a small band of rebels to a cultural transformation in the way we grow and …

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