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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org

5/10/19 - Gig Harbor: Generation Zapped
5/10/19 - Wedgwood: Digital Disconnect
5/10/19 - Woodinville: Trickle Down Town
5/11/19 - Edmonds: Elementary Genocide Part 2: Board of Education vs Board of Incarceration
5/12/19 - Federal Way: Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood "Indian"
5/13/19 - First Hill: Chasing Coral
5/13/19 - Port Townsend: How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change
5/14/19 - Vashon: This Is Home
5/14/19 - Beacon Hill: Backfired: When VW Lied to America
5/16/19 - Olympia: Resilience: the Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope

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Generation Zapped

Generation Zapped

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 5/10/2019 | 6:00 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW
Gig Harbor, WA

"Generation Zapped" reveals that wireless technology poses serious health risks, from infertility to cancer. Through interviews with experts in science and public health, along with people who suffer from high sensitivity to wireless radiation, the film suggests ways to reduce your exposure and protect your family.

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Digital Disconnect

Digital Disconnect

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 5/10/2019 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

Digital Disconnect trains its sights on the relationship between the internet and democracy in the age of fake news, filter bubbles, and Facebook security breaches. Moving from the development of the internet as a publicly funded project in the late 1960s to its full-scale commercialization today, renowned media scholar Robert McChesney traces how the democratizing potential of the internet has …

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Trickle Down Town

Trickle Down Town

Woodinville Meaningful Movies
Friday | 5/10/2019 | 7:00 PM
Northshore UCC
18900 168th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA

This 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 uneducated, …

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Elementary Genocide Part 2: The Board of Education vs The Board of Incarceration

Elementary Genocide Part 2: The Board of Education vs The Board of Incarceration

Sno-King Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 5/11/2019 | 6:30 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation
8109 224 Street SW, Edmonds, WA

This film uncovers the true purpose of today’s educational system and how it’s failing the African child. Going beyond the school-to-prison pipeline headlines and conspiracy theories, "The Board of Education vs. The Board of Incarceration" proves that something sinister is afloat by digging deep to explore its origin, its existence and how to plot its destruction to save every Black …

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Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood "Indian"

Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood "Indian"

Meaningful Movies Matinee
2nd Sundays @ Federal Way Library Sunday | 5/12/2019 | 2:00 PM
Federal Way Library
34200 1ST Way S, Federal Way, WA

"Reel Injun" is an entertaining and insightful look at the portrayals of Native Americans throughout the history of Hollywood cinema. The film chronicles the journey of Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond as he travels throughout the heartland of America learning about the myths that create an understanding - or misunderstanding - of Native Americans. Seattle-based film critic, Lance Rhoades, will facilitate …

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Chasing Coral

Chasing Coral

First Hill Meaningful Movies
Monday | 5/13/2019 | 6:30 PM
Seattle First Baptist Church
1111 Harvard Ave, Seattle, WA

Coral reefs are the nursery for all life in the oceans, a remarkable ecosystem that sustains us. Yet with carbon emissions warming the seas, a phenomenon called “coral bleaching” – a sign of mass coral death – has been accelerating around the world, and the public has no idea of the scale or implication of the catastrophe silently raging underwater. …

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How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change

How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 5/13/2019 | 6:30 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
2333 San Juan Ave
Port Townsend, WA

In this film, Oscar-nominated director Josh Fox continues, in his deeply personal style, investigating climate change – the greatest threat our world has ever known. Traveling to 12 countries on 6 continents, the film acknowledges that it may be too late to stop some of the worst consequences and asks, what is it that climate change can’t destroy? What is …

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This Is Home

This Is Home

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Tuesday | 5/14/2019 | 6:00 PM
Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Highway SW, Vashon, WA

What happens to Syrian refugees given haven in a western country? This striking suburban Baltimore set film paints a fascinating picture of the USA through the eyes of four families going through the country’s refugee self-sufficiency resettlement program. The journey towards acculturation includes buying hijabs featuring the stars and stripes; discovering twelve-hour working days; and beginning to confront the challenging …

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Backfired: When VW Lied to America

Backfired: When VW Lied to America

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Tuesday | 5/14/2019 | 7:00 PM
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St.
Seattle, WA

From 2009 to 2015, 11 million consumers purchased what they believed to be "greener" vehicles from Volkswagen, when in fact, Volkswagen knowingly lied about the carbon emissions produced by their vehicles.  When a group of researchers test drove the cars on the road, they discovered a defeat device used in the cars to help cover up the actual emission levels.  …

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Resilience: the Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope

Resilience: the Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope

Meaningful Movies Olympia
Thursday | 5/16/2019 | 6:30 PM
Olympia UUC
2315 Division St. NW, Olympia, WA

Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the new documentary "Resilience" reveals, toxic stress 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 …

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