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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org


7/16/19 - Beacon Hill: Undocumented Tales
7/18/19 - Olympia: Foster
7/21/19 - Spokane: 13th: From Slave to Criminal with One Amendment
7/24/19 - Seattle: The Secret Life of Muslims
7/24/19 - Ridgefield: Anita
7/25/19 - Mt. Baker: Never Give Up
7/26/19 - Tacoma: Dammed to Extinction

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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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Foster

Foster

Meaningful Movies Olympia
Thursday | 7/18/2019 | 6:30 PM
Olympia UU
2315 Division St. NW, Olympia, WA

Every child needs a family. This documentary mixes firsthand accounts of people navigating the Los Angeles foster care system with insights from social workers, advocates, lawyers and judges, offering a realistic but hopeful perspective on a community that needs society’s support. Join us for this 3rd film in our ‘Community of Hope’ series. PANEL & CONVERSATION FOLLOWS THE FILM.  THIS EVENT …

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13th: From Slave to Criminal with One Amendment

13th: From Slave to Criminal with One Amendment

Meaningful Movies Spokane with UUCS
Sunday | 7/21/2019 | 6:00 PM
Magic Lantern
25 W Main Street #125, Spokane, WA

The 13th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution abolished slavery. But it also included a provision many people don’t know about and that is what this film brings to view. “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist.” That exception justifies the use of forced labor as …

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The Secret Life of Muslims

The Secret Life of Muslims

World Without Hate
Wednesday | 7/24/2019 | 6:15 PM
Women's University Club
1105 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA

"The Secret Life of Muslims" is a series of short-form, first-person films that uses humor and empathy to subvert stereotypes. Featuring a diverse set of American Muslims from a wide range of ethnic and national origins speaking directly to their own respective experiences, the series illuminates the existing complexity and diversity of America’s 3.3 million Muslims, while pointing to a …

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Anita

Anita

Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
Wednesday | 7/24/2019 | 7:00 PM
Old Liberty Theater
115 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA

Award-winning documentarian Freida Lee Mock takes on law professor Anita Hill's testimony at the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings and its two-decade-long aftermath in “Anita,” a thoughtful, deeply felt account of Hill's remarkable journey and transformation from private citizen to internationally respected gender equality activist. Share thoughts and questions during our moderated post film community discussion. Free, donations appreciated to cover …

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Never Give Up

Never Give Up

Mt. Baker Meaningful Movies
Thursday | 7/25/2019 | 6:30 PM
Mt. Baker Community Club
2811 Mt. Rainier Drive S, Seattle, WA

“Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice” relates the life history of an American hero. Minoru (Min) Yasui was born and raised in the small farming town of Hood River, Oregon in 1916, by Japanese immigrant parents, Masuo and Shidzuyo Yasui. He was the first Japanese American attorney in Oregon and during World War II, he initiated …

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Dammed to Extinction

Dammed to Extinction

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Friday | 7/26/2019 | 6:30 PM
Center for Spiritual Living
206 North J Street, Tacoma, WA

This 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 rivers. "Dammed …

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