OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

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3/08/19 - Gig Harbor: Rights of Nature
3/08/19 - Wedgwood: The True Cost: Who Pays the Price for our Clothing?
3/09/19 - Everett: Reinventing Power: America's Renewable Energy Boom
3/09/19 - Edmonds: Reversing Roe
3/10/19 - Federal Way: Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders: Women of the Civil Rights Movement
3/11/19 - Port Townsend: Trickle Down Town
3/12/19 - Vashon: The Reluctant Radical
3/12/19 - Beacon Hill: Human Flow
3/15/19 - Spokane: Imprisoning a Generation
3/15/19 - Kirkland: The Most Dangerous Year

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Rights of Nature

Rights of Nature

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 3/8/2019 | 6:00 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW
Gig Harbor, WA

The "Rights of Nature" is a world-wide movement creating human communities that respect and defend the rights of nature. The primary premise of the Alliance is that in order to ensure an environmentally sustainable future, humans must reorient themselves from an exploitative and ultimately self-destructive relationship with nature, to one that honors the deep interrelation of all life and contributes to …

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The True Cost

The True Cost

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 3/8/2019 | 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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Reinventing Power: America's Renewable Energy Boom

Reinventing Power: America's Renewable Energy Boom

Everett Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 3/9/2019 | 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 …

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Reversing Roe

Reversing Roe

Sno-King Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 3/9/2019 | 6:30 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation
8109 224 Street SW, Edmonds, WA

IMDb describes this film as "a deep historical look at one of the most controversial issues of our time, highlighting the abortion debate from various points along the ideological spectrum in a winding story of abortion in America." Doors open at 6:00 pm for snacks and conversation. Film starts at 6:30.  After the film, please join us for a community discussion with …

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Standing On My Sisters' Shoulders: Women of the Civil Rights Movement

Standing On My Sisters' Shoulders: Women of the Civil Rights Movement

Meaningful Movies Matinee
Sunday | 3/10/2019 | 2:00 PM
Federal Way Library
34200 1ST Way S, Federal Way, WA
2nd Sundays @ Federal Way Library

This powerful documentary explores a missing chapter in our nation's record of the Civil Rights movement. The film reveals the movement in Mississippi in the 1950s and 60s from the point of view of the courageous women who lived it - and emerged as its grassroots leaders. After the film, a discussion will be facilitated by Dr. La TaSha Levy, …

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Trickle Down Town

Trickle Down Town

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 3/11/2019 | 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 | 3/12/2019 | 6:00 PM
Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Hwy 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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Human Flow

Human Flow

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Tuesday | 3/12/2019 | 6:30 PM
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St.
Seattle, WA

When there is nowhere to go, nowhere is home. --Ai Weiwei. Over 65 million people have been displaced from their homes due to climate disasters, war, and poverty. Ai Weiwei travels around the world to meet refugees as they seek peace and freedom. He brings light to the obstacles that refugees face, including fences, erratic entry laws and other hostilities, as …

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Imprisoning a Generation

Imprisoning a Generation

Meaningful Movies Spokane with UUCS
Friday | 3/15/2019 | 7:00 PM
Spokane UUC
4340 W Ft George Wright Dr.
Spokane, WA

Please join us for our FIRST Meaningful Movies event in Spokane! The film follows the stories of four young Palestinians who have been detained and imprisoned under the Israeli military and political systems. Their perspectives, along with the voices of their families, combine to form a lens into the entangled structures of oppression that expand well beyond the prison walls. …

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The Most Dangerous Year

The Most Dangerous Year

Meaningful Movies in Kirkland
Friday | 3/15/2019 | 7:00 PM
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
308 4th Ave S, Kirkland, WA

In 2016 a group of Washington State families with transgender kids join the fight against the wave of discriminatory anti-transgender legislation that sweeps through the nation and into their home state. With the help of a coalition of lawmakers and civil rights activists, these families embark on an uncharted journey to protect and preserve their children's inalienable human rights and …

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