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Come join us this Saturday evening for the 1st screening at our newest venue, University Heights Center in Seattle's University District. The film, "Chasing Coral," is co-sponsored by 350Seattle.

Also, join us at a special screening of "The Most Dangerous Year" on Tuesday, 6/25 at 3:30pm at the King County Department of Executive Services.

See below for details on both these events,
as well as our other movie events.

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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org

6/14/19 - Gig Harbor: Dammed to Extinction

6/14/19 - Woodinville: Starving the Beast

6/14/19 - Wedgwood: The World Awaits

6/15/19 - University Heights: Chasing Coral

6/20/19 - Olympia: Paper Tigers
6/21/19 - Mt. Baker: I Am Not Your Negro
6/25/19 - King County Dept. of Executive Services: The Most Dangerous Year
6/26/19 - Ridgefield: Coming of Age in Aging America
6/28/19 - Tacoma: Resilience

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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

In this film, noted philosopher Noam Chomsky, world renowned physician 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 of nuclear terrorism in the world …

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Chasing Coral

Chasing Coral

Meaningful Movies at UHeights
Saturday | 6/15/2019 | 7:00 PM
University Heights Center
5031 University Way NE, Seattle, WA

Coral reefs are dying around the world at an unprecedented rate. A building block of the marine ecosystem and crucial to the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people around the world, coral reefs are one of the lifeforms we are most likely to lose if we reach 2°C of warming. A team of divers and researchers launched an ambitious …

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Paper Tigers

Paper Tigers

Meaningful Movies Olympia
Thursday | 6/20/2019 | 6:30 PM
Olympia UUC
2315 Division St. NW, Olympia, WA

One high school's unlikely success story. This powerful film follows a year in the life of an alternative high school in Walla Walla which radically changed its approach to student discipline, with radically positive results. Join us for this 2nd film in our ‘Community of Hope’ series. More than two decades ago, two respected researchers, clinical physician Dr. Vincent Felitti …

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I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

 

Mt Baker Meaningful Movies
Friday | 6/21/2019 | 6:00 PM
NW African American Museum
2300 S Massachusetts St, 
Seattle, WA

NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION AND TIME: NW African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle - AND 6PM. Join the Northwest African American Museum, Mt Baker Meaningful Movies, American Civil Liberties Union, Social Justice Film Institute, the Mt. Baker Conversations About Race and Equity team and Michael B Maine for a free screening of "I Am Not Your Negro." …

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The Most Dangerous Year

The Most Dangerous Year

Department of Executive Services
Tuesday | 6/25/2019 | 3:30 PM
Chinook Building Room #121
401 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA

June is PRIDE Month! In honor of PRIDE, the Department of Executive Services, King County is proud to collaborate with the Meaningful Movies Project to bring Vlada Knowlton’s critically acclaimed documentary “The Most Dangerous Year” to our employee community and the public for a screening and discussion. In early 2016, the Human Rights Campaign published a report identifying 2016 as the most …

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Coming of Age in Aging America

Coming of Age in Aging America

Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
Wednesday | 6/26/2019 | 7:00 PM
Old Liberty Theater
115 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA

This penetrating documentary suggests that America's social and economic institutions will – and must – change to adapt to a staggering demographic transformation where more than half of the world’s population will eventually be over the age of fifty. The film examines the current social security system; looks at the data being collected on the aging brain and body at …

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Resilience

Resilience

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Friday | 6/28/2019 | 6:30 PM
Center for Spiritual Living
206 North J Street, Tacoma, WA

Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the film "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 segment …

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