01/17/19 - Olympia: Homes & Hands: Community Land Trusts in Action
01/18/19 - Tacoma: I Am Evidence
01/18/19 - Kirkland: The Alaska Suite
01/23/19 - Ridgefield: Higher Education: The New Global Economic War
01/25/19 - Issaquah: The Most Dangerous Year

Homes & Hands: Community Lands Trusts in Action

Homes & Hands: Community Land Trusts in Action

Meaningful Movies Olympia
Thursday | 1/17/2019 | 6:30 PM
Olympia UUC
2315 Division St. NW, Olympia, WA

An inspiring documentary about three communities where low-income residents have found an empowering way to realize the American dream... owning a home. A practical model of affordable home ownership for low income residents. Three tenacious and visionary communities deliver the American dream of owning a home to low-income residents. It has been over 40 years since leaders of the southern …

Read more.

I Am Evidence

I Am Evidence

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Friday | 1/18/2019 | 6:30 PM
Center for Spiritual Living
206 North J Street, Tacoma, WA

NOTE NEW LOCATION! This film exposes the alarming number of untested rape kits in the U.S. through a character–driven narrative, bringing much needed attention to the disturbing pattern of how the criminal justice system has historically treated sexual assault survivors. Why is there a rape kit backlog? What can we do to fix the problem? This film explores these questions …

Read more.

The Alaska Suite

The Alaska Suite

Meaningful Movies in Kirkland
Friday | 1/18/2019 | 7:00 PM
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
308 4th Ave S, Kirkland, WA

We're trying something different this month: More than just a movie, this event is a multimedia presentation. "The Alaska Suite" is a story of beauty, loss, and hope.  It features a five-piece chamber jazz ensemble performing the original music of Seattle pianist and composer Nelda Swiggett. But this is not just a concert. Combining the emotional power of multiple mediums – live …

Read more.

Higher Education: The New Global Economic War

Higher Education: The New Global Economic War

Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
Wednesday | 1/23/2019 | 7:00 PM
Old Liberty Theater,
115 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA

There were 13 million university students in 1960. In 2015, their ranks had swollen to nearly 200 million. Universities are operating in the world's most competitive knowledge economy and they are waging a ferocious battle to attract the brightest minds from around the globe. "Higher Education" delves into the key decision-making seats where money and politics intermingle, and reveals the …

Read more.

The Most Dangerous Year

The Most Dangerous Year

Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
Friday | 1/25/2019 | 6:30 PM
Issaquah Depot Museum 
78 First Ave NE, Issaquah,, WA

In early 2016, the Human Rights Campaign published a report identifying 2016 as the most dangerous year for transgender Americans. "The Most Dangerous Year" is about a small group of Washington State families caught in the middle of the nation’s “bathroom wars.” Vlada Knowlton, a Seattle area filmmaker and a parent of a transgender child, takes us to the front lines …

Read more.


Please help support us with your tax-deductible donation!
We want to continue bringing you the great movie events you've come to know and appreciate!

Thank You!

We are a 501c3 Washington State Nonprofit (EIN 80-0782680) and are solely dependent on your donations. We are a predominantly volunteer-run organization, (only one part-time staff person); donations are needed to continue bringing you high-quality, relevant documentary films, AND to help us establish more venues so more people can participate. Thank you for any help you can provide!

Many employers have Matching Gift programs where they'll double the donations made by their employees and retirees (e.g., Adobe, Alaska Airlines, Boeing, Costco, Microsoft, Starbucks,  etc.). Please check if your employer is one of these, and if so, submit your matching gift requests to them so that your donation can go even further. Thank you!

Also, some employers have Volunteer Grant programs where the company donates money to organizations for every hour its employees volunteer (e.g., Boeing, Microsoft, Alaska Airlines, etc). So come volunteer with us if you can!


The Meaningful Movies Project is a non-profit organization that helps neighborhoods and groups organize, educate and advocate using the power of social justice documentary film and conversation to build positive and meaningful community. Learn more >

Get in touch!

MAILING ADDRESS: The Meaningful Movies Project  |  P.O. Box 31005  |  Seattle, WA 98103
EMAIL: info@meaningfulmovies.org
(FOR LIBRARY BUSINESS ONLY, EMAIL: library@meaningfulmovies.org)