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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org

6/07/19 - Wallingford: Digital Disconnect
6/08/19 - Everett: Elementary Genocide Part 3: Academic Holocaust
6/09/19 - Federal Way: It's Still Elementary: Reexamining LGBT Issues in Schools
6/10/19 - Port Townsend: Keep the Hives Alive
6/11/19 - Vashon: Dammed to Extinction
6/11/19 - Beacon Hill: Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders
6/14/19 - Gig Harbor: Dammed to Extinction
6/14/19 - Woodinville: Starving The Beast
6/14/19 - Wedgwood: The World Awaits

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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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Keep the Hives Alive

Keep the Hives Alive

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 6/10/2019 | 6:30 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
2333 San Juan Ave, Port Townsend, WA

Come celebrate National Pollinator Week with our screening of "Keep the Hives Alive!" Bees and other pollinators are declining at an alarming rate and an overwhelming number of scientific studies link these population declines to pesticide use. Unfortunately, uses of toxic pesticides are having far-reaching impacts on a wide range of environments – everything from urban parks, to croplands, to …

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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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Dammed to Extinction

Dammed to Extinction

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 6/14/2019 | 6:00 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA

For centuries, three unique pods of orcas have hunted chinook salmon along the northwestern Pacific coast. These killer whales are top predators in one of the world's richest marine ecosystems, one that stretches from the western continental shelf to the continental divide, with the world's top producing chinook salmon river at its epicenter. Yet wild chinook salmon here are increasingly …

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Starving The Beast

Starving The Beast

Woodinville Meaningful Movies
Friday | 6/14/2019 | 7:00 PM
Northshore UCC
18900 168th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA

This film examines the on-going power struggle at publicly-funded universities across the nation as political and market-oriented forces push to disrupt and reform what is taught at America’s colleges, threatening their independence in choice of curriculum and tenure. The film documents a philosophical shift that seeks to reframe public higher education as a “value proposition” to be borne by the …

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The World Awaits

The World Awaits

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 6/14/2019 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

The World Awaits (98 min, Don Haderlein, 2016) Noted philosopher Noam Chomsky, world renowned physician, author and activist Helen Caldicott, M.D., and founder of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation David Krieger come together through interwoven interviews to create a narrative that addresses one of the most urgent needs of our planet: the modern dangers of nuclear weapons and the threat …

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