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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org

6/25/19 - King County Dept. of Executive Services: The Most Dangerous Year
6/26/19 - Issaquah: Understanding the Opioid Epidemic
6/26/19 - Ridgefield: Coming of Age in Aging America
6/28/19 - Tacoma: Resilience
7/05/19 - Wallingford: Unlocking The Cage
7/08/19 - Port Townsend: Aritishal

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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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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
Wednesday | 6/26/2019 | 6:30 PM
Blakely Hall
2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah, WA

This film traces the causes behind the unprecedented growth in the use of prescription opioids and the devastating impact these drugs are having in America.  A single opioid prescription can be the forerunner of opioid addiction and even death. Estimates of death in the U.S. by opioid overdoses now range from ~100-140 users per day.  Opioid addiction now extends into …

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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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Unlocking The Cage

Unlocking The Cage

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 7/5/2019 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA

"Unlocking the Cage" follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise as he tries to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans.  Arguing that cognitively complex animals such as chimpanzees, whales, dolphins and elephants deserve to be treated as sentient, self-aware and autonomous beings, Steve and his legal team are making history by fighting to transform a chimpanzee from …

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Artifishal

Artifishal

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 7/8/2019 | 6:30 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist
Fellowship
2333 San Juan Ave, Port Townsend, WA

Have we reached the end of wild salmon? "Artifishal" is a film about wild rivers and wild fish. It explores the high cost – ecological, financial and cultural – of our mistaken belief that engineered solutions can make up for habitat destruction. The film traces the impact of fish hatcheries and farms, and the extraordinary amount of American taxpayer dollars …

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