OUR 16th ANNIVERSARY!


Please join us this Friday at our Wallingford venue to celebrate 16 years of Meaningful Movies!

We've learned so much from all the documentaries over the years and from each other during the community discussions. Thanks to all of you who have joined us and continue to do so!

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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

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01/31/19 - Mt. Baker: Whose Streets?

02/01/19 - Wallingford: Starving the Beast... and OUR 16TH ANNIVERSARY
02/02/19 - West Seattle: I Am Evidence
02/08/19 - Gig Harbor: 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story
02/08/19 - Wedgwood: The True Cost
02/08/19 - Woodinville: Trickle Down Town
02/09/19 - Everett: Reinventing Power: America's Renewable Energy Boom

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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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I Am Evidence

I Am Evidence

West Seattle Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 2/2/2019 | 7:00 PM
High Point Neighborhood House
6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle, WA

Despite the power of DNA to solve and prevent crimes, hundreds of thousands of rape kits--containing potentially crucial DNA evidence--languish untested in police property rooms across the country. Over 6,500 are here in Washington State. Each of the kits represents a survivor still waiting for justice. I AM EVIDENCE tells the story of four survivors whose rape kits went untested …

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15 to Life: Kenneth's Story

15 to Life: Kenneth's Story

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 2/8/2019 | 6:00 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW
Gig Harbor, WA

Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve our society well? The United States is the only country in the world that routinely condemns children to die in prison. This is the story of one of those children, now a young man, seeking a second chance in Florida. At age 15, Kenneth Young received four consecutive life sentences for …

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The True Cost

The True Cost

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 2/8/2019 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

This is a story about clothing. It’s about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the …

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Trickle Down Town

Trickle Down Town

Woodinville Meaningful Movies
Friday | 2/8/2019 | 7:00 PM
Northshore UCC
18900 168th Ave NE,
Woodinville, WA

This new film from a Seattle filmmaker 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 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 …

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Reinventing Power: America's Renewable Energy Boom

Reinventing Power: America's Renewable Energy Boom

Everett Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 2/9/2019 | 6:30 PM
Everett United Church of Christ
2624 Rockefeller Ave, Everett, WA 98201

This film 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" underscores the notion 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 …

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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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