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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

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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
7/28/19 - Ballard: The Rights of Nature
8/2/19 - Wallingford: Reversing Roe

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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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The Rights of Nature

The Rights of Nature

Meaningful Movies: Sustainable Ballard
Sunday | 7/28/2019 | 5:30 PM
The Dane 8000 15th Ave NW Seattle, WA

Western views and the legal system tend to view nature as property, and as a resource from which wealth is extracted, a commodity whose only value is to provide for human needs. But for millennia indigenous communities have viewed themselves as part of nature. As pressures on ecosystems mount and as conventional laws seem increasingly inadequate to address environmental degradation, …

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Reversing Roe

Reversing Roe

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 8/2/2019 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA

Forty-five years after it revolutionized abortion law in America, the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade is once again at a crossroads. In their timely new documentary "Reversing Roe," filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg present a deeply illuminating look of the state of abortion and women’s rights in America. The film offers candid and riveting interviews …

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