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2/22/19 - Tacoma: 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story
2/27/19 - Issaquah: Poverty, Inc.
2/27/19 - Ridgefield: Soundtrack for a Revolution
2/28/19 - Mt. Baker: A Plastic Ocean
2/28/19 - Olympia: Sustainable
3/01/19 - Wallingford: The True Cost: Who Pays the Price for our Clothing?

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15 to Life: Kenneth's Story

15 to Life: Kenneth's Story

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Friday | 2/22/2019 | 6:30 PM
Center for Spiritual Living
206 North J Street, Tacoma, 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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Poverty, Inc.

Poverty, Inc.

Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
Wednesday | 2/27/2019 | 6:30 PM
Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive Issaquah, WA

Fighting poverty is big business. But who profits the most? “I see multiple colonial governors,” says Ghanaian software entrepreneur Herman Chinery-Hesse of the international development establishment. “We are held captive by the donor community.” The West has made itself the protagonist of development, giving rise to a multibillion dollar poverty industry. From TOMs Shoes to international adoptions, from solar panels …

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Soundtrack for a Revolution

Soundtrack for a Revolution

Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
Wednesday | 2/27/2019 | 7:00 PM
Old Liberty Theater
115 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA

This film tells the story of the American civil rights movement through its powerful music - the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in paddy wagons and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality. The freedom songs evolved from slave chants, from the labor movement, and especially from the black church. The music enabled …

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A Plastic Ocean

A Plastic Ocean

Mt Baker Meaningful Movies
Thursday | 2/28/2019 | 6:30 PM
Mt. Baker Community Club
2811 Mt. Rainier Drive South
Seattle, WA

In the center of the Pacific Ocean gyre, researchers are finding more plastic than plankton. “A Plastic Ocean" documents the newest science, proving 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 …

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Sustainable

Sustainable

Meaningful Movies Olympia
Thursday | 2/28/2019 | 6:30 PM
Olympia UUC
2315 Division St. NW, Olympia, WA

A vital investigation of the economic and environmental instability of America’s food system, from the agricultural issues we face — soil loss, water depletion, climate change, pesticide use — to the community of leaders who are determined to fix it. Sustainable is a film about the land, the people who work it and what must be done to sustain it …

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The True Cost

The True Cost

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 3/1/2019 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church
5019 Keystone Pl. N, 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 we pay for clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. “The True Cost” is a documentary film that uncloaks the story and asks …

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