OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

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02/08/19 - Gig Harbor: 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story

02/08/19 - Wedgwood: True Cost: Who Pays the Price for our Clothing?
02/08/19 - Woodinville: Trickle Down Town
02/09/19 - Everett: Reinventing Power: America's Renewable Energy Boom
02/11/19 - Port Townsend: Trickle Down Town
02/12/19 - Vashon: The Reluctant Radical
02/15/19 - Kirkland: Care

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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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Trickle Down Town

Trickle Down Town

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 2/11/2019 | 6:30 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 
2333 San Juan Ave
Port Townsend, WA

This new film from Seattle filmmaker Tomasz Biernacki takes an up-close look at homelessness in Seattle. There are in-depth interviews with members of the homeless community and visits to local homeless camps, including Camp Second Chance in West Seattle, and also interviews with many Seattleites working hard to help their homeless neighbors. About the film, Biernacki says, “I have discovered …

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The Reluctant Radical

The Reluctant Radical

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Tuesday | 2/12/2019 | 6:00 PM
Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Highway SW
Vashon, WA

If a crime is committed in order to prevent a greater crime, is it forgivable? Is it, in fact, necessary? "The Reluctant Radical" follows activist Ken Ward as he confronts his fears and puts himself in the direct path of the fossil fuel industry to combat climate change. Ken breaks the law as a last resort, to fulfill what he …

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Care

Care

Meaningful Movies in Kirkland
Friday | 2/15/2019 | 7:00 PM
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
308 4th Ave S, Kirkland, WA

"Care" pulls back the curtain on the poignant and largely hidden world of in-home elder care.  Beautifully shot and deeply moving, the film reveals the deep bonds that form between paid care workers and elders while exposing the cracks in the U.S. care system. Let’s face it. We’re all aging. With good habits, we’re likely to stay healthy and independent for …

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