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Tickets are still available for our Dinner on May 16!
Join us for a fun evening with:

     * Filmmakers - 9 confirmed (and possibly more)
     * Raffle prizes!
     * Delicious dinner, wine and desserts!

https://meaningfulmoviesproject.brownpapertickets.com/

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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org

4/16/19 - Bellevue: To Err is Human
4/18/19 - Olympia: Food Waste: Challenges and Solutions
4/19/19 - Spokane: A Plastic Ocean
4/19/19 - Kirkland: Reversing Roe
4/24/19 - Issaquah: Evolution of Organic
4/24/19 - Ridgefield: Resilience
4/25/19 - Mt. Baker: Trickle Down Town

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To Err is Human

To Err is Human

Meaningful Movies on the Eastside
Tuesday | 4/16/2019 | 7:00 PM
St. Margaret's Episcopal Church
4228 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, WA

The 3rd leading cause of death in the U.S. is its own healthcare system. Medical mistakes lead to as many as 440,000 preventable deaths each year. How can we protect ourselves, our families, and our communities, and make the medical world safe for all patients? This  documentary takes an in-depth look at the silent epidemic of patient harm and those working …

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Food Waste. Challenges and Solutions. A Documentary Shorts Series.

Food Waste. Challenges and Solutions. A Documentary Shorts Series.

Meaningful Movies Olympia
Thursday | 4/18/2019 | 6:30 PM
Olympia UUC, 2315 Division St. NW Olympia, WA

A documentary shorts series followed by community conversation. Today, 40% of the food produced enters landfills where it is expected to decompose. Approximately ¼ of water consumption and over 300 million barrels of oil used in producing and distributing food winds up in landfills. We can do better! "Tossed Out: Food Waste in America" (28 minutes) NET News and Harvest …

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A Plastic Ocean

A Plastic Ocean

Meaningful Movies Spokane with UUCS
Friday | 4/19/2019 | 7:00 PM
Spokane UUC
4340 W Ft George Wright Dr.
Spokane, 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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Reversing Roe

Reversing Roe

Meaningful Movies in Kirkland
Friday | 4/19/2019 | 7:00 PM
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave S, Kirkland, WA

Forty-five years after it revolutionized abortion law in America, the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade is once again at a crossroads. In their timely new documentary "Reversing Roe," filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg present a deeply illuminating look of the state of abortion and women’s rights in America. The film offers candid and riveting interviews …

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Evolution of Organic

Evolution of Organic

Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
Wednesday | 4/24/2019 | 6:30 PM
Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive
Issaquah, WA

"Evolution of Organic" brings us the story of organic agriculture, told by those who built the movement. A motley crew of back-to-the-landers, spiritual seekers and farmers’ sons and daughters reject chemical farming and set out to explore organic alternatives. It’s a heartfelt journey of change from a small band of rebels to a cultural transformation in the way we grow …

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Resilience

Resilience

Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
Wednesday | 4/24/2019 | 7:00 PM
Old Liberty Theater, 115 N Main Ave
Ridgefield, WA

"Resilience" reveals how toxic stress from abuse and neglect can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death. While the broader impacts of poverty worsen the risk, no segment of society is immune. Trailblazers in pediatrics, education, and social welfare are using …

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Trickle Down Town

Trickle Down Town

Mt Baker Meaningful Movies
Thursday | 4/25/2019 | 6:30 PM
Mt. Baker Community Club
2811 Mt. Rainier Dr. S, Seattle, WA

Tomasz Biernacki’s new documentary about the homeless crisis in Seattle is a must-see. It deftly interweaves in-depth stories and interviews of community members who are living the crisis on the streets with interviews of political leaders and community advocates, vivid images of the current state of affairs and a poignant examination of the roots of homelessness in the region. Biernacki …

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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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