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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org
 

10/17/19 - Olympia: Ancestral Waters
10/17/19 - Vashon: The Hate U Give
10/18/19 - Kirkland: Rick Steves' The Story of Fascism in Europe

10/19/19 - Walla Walla: Shadows of Liberty

10/20/19 - First Church Seattle: The Devil We Know
10/20/19 - Spokane: Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook
APOLOGIES FOR FAILING TO INCLUDE DETAILS ABOUT THE FOLLOWING 3 FILMS IN THE EARLIER EMAIL. PLEASE FIND THE ADDED INFORMATION BELOW.

10/21/19 - First Hill: The Reluctant Radical
10/23/19 - Issaquah: Reversing Roe
10/23/19 - Ridgefield: LoveStruck

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Ancestral Waters

Ancestral Waters

Meaningful Movies Olympia
Thursday | 10/17/2019 | 6:30 PM
Olympia UUC
2315 Division St. NW, Olympia, 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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The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Thursday | 10/17/2019 | 6:30 PM
Vashon High School Theatre
9600 SW 204th St, Vashon, WA

Based on the best-selling novel by Angie Thomas, "The Hate U Give" tells the story of Starr Carter, who lives in two worlds: the poor, black neighborhood where she resides and the mostly white prep school she attends. This uneasy balance is shattered when she witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood friend by a policeman. Facing pressures from all …

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Rick Steves' The Story of Fascism in Europe

Rick Steves' The Story of Fascism in Europe

Meaningful Movies in Kirkland
Friday | 10/18/2019 | 7:00 PM
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
308 4th Ave S, Kirkland, WA

Rick Steves travels back a century to learn how fascism rose and then fell in Europe — taking millions of people with it. We'll trace fascism's history from its roots in the turbulent aftermath of World War I, when masses of angry people rose up, to the rise of charismatic leaders who manipulated that anger, the totalitarian societies they built, …

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Shadows of Liberty

Shadows of Liberty

Walla Walla Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 10/19/2019 | 6:00 PM
First Congregational Church
73 South Palouse Street
Walla Walla, WA

“Shadows of Liberty” presents the true story of today’s disintegrating freedoms within the U.S. media and government that they don’t want you to see. The film takes an intrepid journey through the darker corridors of the American media landscape, where global media conglomerates exercise extraordinary political, social, and economic power. The overwhelming collective power of these firms raises troubling questions …

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The Devil We Know

The Devil We Know

Meaningful Movies at First Church Seattle
Sunday | 10/20/2019 | 12:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Seattle
180 Denny Way Seattle, WA

"The Devil We Know" is a 2018 investigative film that details the Dupont Company’s alleged decades-long cover-up of the potential harm caused by chemicals used to make Teflon products. The film, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, includes footage of news reports and corporate ads, along with testimony from scientists and activists. Dupont employees and West Virginia residents …

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Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook

Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook

Meaningful Movies Spokane with UUCS
Sunday | 10/20/2019 | 5:45 PM
Magic Lantern
25 W Main St. #125, Spokane, 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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The Reluctant Radical

The Reluctant Radical

First Hill Meaningful Movies
Monday | 10/21/2019 | 6:30 PM
St. James Cathedral Pastoral Outreach Center
907 Columbia St., Seattle, WA

"The Reluctant Radical" follows activist Ken Ward as he confronts his fears and puts himself in the direct path of the fossil fuel industry to combat climate change. Ken breaks the law as a last resort, to fulfill what he sees as his personal obligation to future generations. After twenty years leading environmental organizations, Ken became increasingly alarmed by both …

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Reversing Roe

Reversing Roe

Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
Wednesday | 10/23/2019 | 6:30 PM
Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive Issaquah, 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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LoveStruck

LoveStruck

Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
Wednesday | 10/23/2019 | 7:00 PM
Old Liberty Theater, 115 N Main Ave
Ridgefield, WA

"Lovestruck" is a three-part documentary about domestic violence, created in partnership with NO MORE (www.nomore.org), a national campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault.  Episode 1 starts at the beginning of the story for many of our survivors and introduces facts and theories about domestic violence that many are unaware of. Episode 2 delves deeper into the …

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