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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org 


09/25/19 - Ridgefield: Digital Disconnect

09/26/19 - Mt. Baker: Broken Places
09/26/19 - Bellevue: Princess Angeline
09/27/19 - Issaquah: Rick Steves' The Story of Fascism in Europe
09/28/19 - University Heights: Documentary Filmmaking Workshop at 11:00AM (Note: Huskies football game starts at 12:30)
09/28/19 - Tacoma: Labor Wars of the Northwest
10/03/19 - University Heights: The Observer - 2019 Social Justice Film Festival Opening Night
10/04/19 - Wallingford: Dammed to Extinction
10/04/19 - University Heights: Guest House - 2019 Social Justice Film Festival

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Digital Disconnect

Digital Disconnect

Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
Wednesday | 9/25/2019 | 7:00 PM
Old Liberty Theater
115 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA

Based on the acclaimed book by media scholar Robert McChesney, this film trains its sights on the relationship between the internet and democracy in the age of fake news, filter bubbles, and Facebook security breaches. In a wide-ranging analysis that moves from the development of the internet as a publicly funded project in the late 1960s to its full-scale commercialization …

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Broken Places

Broken Places

Mt. Baker Meaningful Movies
Thursday | 9/26/2019 | 6:30 PM
Mt. Baker Community Club
2811 Mt. Rainier Drive S, Seattle, WA

CHANGE IN LOCATION: Mt Baker Presbyterian Church, 3201 Hunter Blvd S, Seattle. This film poses the complex question of why some children are severely damaged by early adversity while others are able to thrive. To help answer this question, we dug into 40 years of our film archives to update a few of the stories of children growing up in …

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Princess Angeline

Princess Angeline

Meaningful Movies of Bellevue
Thursday | 9/26/2019 | 7:00 PM
East Shore Unitarian Church
12700 SE 32nd St., Bellevue, WA

Princess Angeline, daughter of Chief Seattle, is seen on many postcards and toward the end of her life, she lived alone, refusing to leave her homeland. What historical events led to her being one of the few Duwamish people left in Seattle by the 1890′s, only 35 years after the peace treaty? This video explores the story of the Duwamish and …

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Rick Steves' The Story of Fascism in Europe

Rick Steves' The Story of Fascism in Europe

Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
Friday | 9/27/2019 | 6:30 PM
Issaquah Depot Museum
78 First Ave NE, Issaquah, WA

Fascism. We hear this word a lot lately regarding changes in America and Europe. But just what is it? In this one-hour special, Rick travels back a century to learn how fascism rose and then fell in Europe.  We'll trace fascism's history from its roots to the rise of charismatic leaders who manipulated that anger, the totalitarian societies they built, …

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Get Close: Lean Team Documentary Filmmaking

Get Close: Lean Team Documentary Filmmaking

Meaningful Movies at UHeights
Saturday | 9/28/2019 | 11:00 AM
University Heights Center
5031 University Way NE, Seattle, WA

Join us for a two-hour, free workshop sponsored by Social Justice Film Festival & Institute, featuring documentary filmmaker and writer Rustin Thompson, where he will present an overview of his refreshing new approach to documentary filmmaking. Thompson will demonstrate how you can make a feature documentary with a one- or two-person team by eliminating the costly barriers between you and …

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Labor Wars of the Northwest: The Struggle that Defined the Region

Labor Wars of the Northwest: The Struggle that Defined the Region

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Saturday | 9/28/2019 | 6:30 PM
Center for Spiritual Living
206 North J Street, Tacoma, WA

NOTE - SATURDAY NIGHT THIS MONTH The 1916 Everett Massacre, the 1919 Seattle General Strike and the 1919 Centralia Massacre. This documentary was created in part to commemorate the centennial year of those 1919 events. Bellingham and Whatcom County are no strangers to labor conflict, evidenced by the 1907 riots in which 500 South Asian migrants were expelled from Bellingham. Pacific …

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The Observer - 2019 Social Justice Film Festival Opening Night

The Observer - 2019 Social Justice Film Festival Opening Night

Meaningful Movies at UHeights
Thursday | 10/3/2019 | 7:00 PM
University Heights Center
5031 University Way NE, Seattle, WA

After repeated threats from authorities to not show "Spark," an incendiary historical documentary that revealed human rights violations during the Great Leap Forward, news of the festival's cancellation reverberated around the world. Who was the artist whose work had pushed the government past the edge of tolerance? Away from the limelight, dissident artist Hu Jie has managed to make more …

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Dammed to Extinction

Dammed to Extinction

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 10/4/2019 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA

This film features Puget Sound Southern Resident Orcas, of which only 73 remain. For centuries, three unique pods of orcas have primarily lived on chinook salmon along the northwestern Pacific coast and in the Salish Sea. Now those salmon are on the precipice of extinction due in part to four obsolete Snake River dams. “Dammed to Extinction” shows how removing …

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Guest House - 2019 Social Justice Film Festival

Guest House - 2019 Social Justice Film Festival

Meaningful Movies at UHeights
Friday | 10/4/2019 | 7:00 PM
University Heights Center
5031 University Way NE, Seattle, WA

"Guest House" is a documentary that captures a six-month period of life of three women previously incarcerated for non-violent crimes and now living together, taking the viewer through the realities of reintegration from the prison system and dissolving some of the “otherness” that makes us feel more comfortable with our system of justice. The film attempts to objectively illuminate just …

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