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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

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7/05/19 - Wallingford: Unlocking The Cage
7/08/19 - Port Townsend: Artifishal
7/09/19 - Vashon: Ancestral Waters
7/12/19 - Gig Harbor: I Am Evidence
7/12/19 - Maltby: The Immigration Paradox
7/12/19 - Wedgwood: Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook
7/14/19 - Federal Way: Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class
7/16/19 - Beacon Hill: Undocumented Tales

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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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Ancestral Waters

Ancestral Waters

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Tuesday | 7/9/2019 | 6:00 PM
Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon, WA

“Ancestral Waters” tells the story of the Puyallup Tribe who signed the Treaty of Medicine Creek in 1854. In exchange for ceding vast areas of land to the U.S. government, the Puyallup were given a small reservation and several other benefits, one of which was the right to fish in their usual and accustomed waters. This treaty-protected right to fish …

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I Am Evidence

I Am Evidence

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 7/12/2019 | 6:00 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW
Gig Harbor, WA

"I Am Evidence" exposes the alarming number of untested rape kits in the U.S. through a character–driven narrative, bringing much needed attention to the disturbing pattern of how the criminal justice system has historically treated sexual assault survivors. Why is there a rape kit backlog? What can we do to fix the problem? The film explores these questions through survivors’ …

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The Immigration Paradox

The Immigration Paradox

Maltby Meaningful Movies
Friday | 7/12/2019 | 6:30 PM
22105 East Lost Lake Road
Snohomish, WA

Join Maltby Meaningful Movies as we watch and discuss "The Immigration Paradox," a thoughtful and thorough look at immigration in America. In this movie, different viewpoints about immigration are explored--attendees will leave with a better understanding of this complex issue.    

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Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook

Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 7/12/2019 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

"Rigged" speaks to the weakening of democracy in America via voter suppression. The film makes the case that beginning with the election of our first black President, conservative political forces have turned with renewed vigor to ways of winnowing the electorate of people of color, the economically stressed, and the young. The suppression playbook is replete with technique: polling-place ID …

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Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class

Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class

Meaningful Movies Matinee: 2nd Sundays @ Federal Way Library
Sunday | 7/14/2019 | 2:00 PM
Federal Way Library
34200 1st Way S, Federal Way, WA

"Class Dismissed" unpacks the narrow working class representations from American television's beginnings to today's sitcoms, reality shows, police dramas, and daytime talk shows. The film explores the ways in which race, gender, and sexuality intersect with class and how those interpretations negatively shape cultural attitudes and public policies that directly affect the lives of working-class people. A discussion led by …

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Undocumented Tales

Undocumented Tales

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Tuesday | 7/16/2019 | 7:00 PM
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St.
Seattle, WA

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies is partnering with SOMOS Seattle (an organization for LGBTQ Latinx people to build an active community and share resources) to screen "Undocumented Tales," a YouTube web series that follows the journey of Fernando Gutierrez, an undocumented queer immigrant from Mexico living in the U.S.  Fernando’s story is one that is rarely told in the broader immigrant …

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