MEANINGFUL MOVIES TURNS 16!
We're celebrating this milestone on February 1st at the Wallingford venue where it all began on Valentine's Day 2003. Please come join us and meet some of the volunteers from our 24 venues, as well as see a meaningful documentary and enjoy some celebration cake! 

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If you weren't able to attend our Wallingford or Beacon Hill screening of “Trickle Down Town,” the new film about homelessness in Seattle, here's another opportunity, hosted by King County Councilmembers Kohl-Welles and Gossett and the UW Law, Societies and Justice Department. The filmmaker will also be attending this free event. 

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Ethnic Cultural Theatre, 3931 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle

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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

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01/23/19 - Ridgefield: Higher Education: The New Global Economic War

01/25/19 - Tacoma: I Am Evidence

01/25/19 - Issaquah: The Most Dangerous Year
01/27/19 - Ballard: A Plastic Ocean
01/31/19 - Mt. Baker: Whose Streets?
02/01/19 - Wallingford: Starving the Beast... and OUR 16TH ANNIVERSARY

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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 …

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I Am Evidence

I Am Evidence

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Friday | 1/25/2019 | 6:30 PM
Center for Spiritual Living
206 North J St., 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 …

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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 …

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A Plastic Ocean

A Plastic Ocean

Meaningful Movies: Sustainable Ballard
Sunday | 1/27/2019 | 5:30 PM
Peddler Brewing
1514 NW Leary Way, Seattle, WA

NOTE NEW LOCATION!  "A Plastic Ocean" 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 international team of scientists and researchers, as they travel to 20 locations around the world over 4 years to explore …

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Whose Streets?

Whose Streets?

Mt. Baker Meaningful Movies
Thursday | 1/31/2019 | 6:30 PM
Mt. Baker Community Club
2811 Mount Rainier Drive South
Seattle, WA

Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, “Whose Streets?” is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing racial tensions and renewed anger …

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Starving the Beast... and OUR 16TH ANNIVERSARY!

Starving the Beast... and OUR 16TH ANNIVERSARY!

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 2/1/2019 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church 5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA

This film examines the on-going power struggle at publicly-funded universities across the nation as political and market-oriented forces push to disrupt and reform what is taught at America's colleges, threatening their independence in choice of curriculum and tenure. The film documents a philosophical shift that seeks to reframe public higher education as a "value proposition" to be borne by the …

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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!

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About the MEANINGFUL MOVIES PROJECT

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 >

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