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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org

5/29/19 - Santa Barbara: The Pushouts
5/30/19 - Mt. Baker: Soundtrack for a Revolution
5/31/19 - Issaquah South: Planetary
6/07/19 - Wallingford: Digital Disconnect
6/08/19 - Everett: Elementary Genocide Part 3: Academic Holocaust
6/9/19 - Federal Way: It's Still Elementary: Reexamining LGBT Issues in Schools
6/11/19 - Vashon: Dammed to Extinction
6/11/19 - Beacon Hill: Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders

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The Pushouts

The Pushouts

Meaningful Movies in Santa Barbara
Wednesday | 5/29/2019 | 6:30 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church
909 N. La Cumbre Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA

I WAS IN PRISON BEFORE I WAS EVEN BORN. So begins the story of Dr. Victor Rios who, by 15, was a high school dropout and gang member with three felony convictions and a death wish. But when a teacher's quiet persistence, a mentor's moral conviction, and his best friend's murder converge, Rios's path takes an unexpected turn. Through Rios's …

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Soundtrack for a Revolution

Soundtrack for a Revolution

Mt Baker Meaningful Movies
Thursday | 5/30/2019 | 6:30 PM
Mt. Baker Community Club
2811 Mt. Rainier Drive S, Seattle, WA

NOTE: LOCATION CHANGE! Mt Baker Park Presbyterian Church, 3201 Hunter Blvd. South - a few blocks from our regular location at Mt Baker Community Club. This film tells the story of the American Civil Rights Movement through its powerful music – the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in paddy wagons and in jail cells …

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Planetary

Planetary

Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
Friday | 5/31/2019 | 6:30 PM
Issaquah Depot Museum
78 First Ave NE, Issaquah, WA

We are in the midst of a global crisis of perspective. We have forgotten the undeniable truth that every living thing is connected. "Planetary" is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call—a cross continental, cinematic journey, that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species. It is a poetic and humbling reminder that now is the time to shift …

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Digital Disconnect

Digital Disconnect

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 6/7/2019 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church, 5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA

How capitalism is turning the internet against democracy. "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. Renowned media scholar Robert McChesney traces how the democratizing potential of the internet has been radically compromised by the logic of capitalism and the unaccountable power of …

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Elementary Genocide Part 3: Academic Holocaust

Elementary Genocide Part 3: Academic Holocaust

Everett Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 6/8/2019 | 6:30 PM
Everett United Church of Christ
2624 Rockefeller Ave, Everett, WA 

This film adds more statistical proof of the scholastic inequalities faced by Original people around the country. The documentary revisits the importance of education and its impact on self-image, family structure, financial freedom and the collective future of African/indigenous people in America and abroad. With commentary from some of the 21st century’s greatest minds of the African diaspora in America, …

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It's Still Elementary: Reexamining LGBT Issues in Schools

It's Still Elementary: Reexamining LGBT Issues in Schools

Meaningful Movies Matinee: 2nd Sundays @ Federal Way Library Sunday | 6/9/2019 | 2:00 PM
Federal Way Library
34200 1ST Way S, Federal Way, WA

"It's STILL Elementary," the sequel to the original documentary, "It's Elementary - Talking About Gay Issues in School," follows up with teachers and students featured in the first film to see how having teachers in elementary and middle school who taught them about LGBT people affected their lives. View this important film with a discussion immediately following. "It's STILL Elementary" …

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Dammed To Extinction

Dammed To Extinction

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Tuesday | 6/11/2019 | 6:00 PM
Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Highway SW Vashon, WA

This much awaited documentary features the life's work of orca whale researcher Ken Balcomb and the beloved Puget Sound Southern Resident orca, of which only 75 remain.  The orcas' prize food is Snake River chinook salmon  -- but those salmon are on the precipice of extinction due to four obsolete dams that choke off access to thousands of miles of …

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Standing On My Sisters' Shoulders

Standing On My Sisters' Shoulders

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Tuesday | 6/11/2019 | 7:00 PM
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St.
Seattle, WA

This award-winning documentary is the compelling story of the Mississippi Civil Rights movement from the point of view of its remarkable and courageous women who changed the course of history. Meet the women of the film: Unita Blackwell, a sharecropper turned activist, who became Mississippi’s first female black mayor; Mae Bertha Carter, a mother of 13, whose children became the …

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