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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org
 

11/01/19 - Wallingford: Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook
11/08/19 - Gig Harbor: Understanding the Opioid Epidemic
11/08/19 - Woodinville: Girl Rising
11/08/19 - Wedgwood: Which Way Home
11/09/19 - Edmonds: Labor Wars of the Northwest: The Struggle That Defined the Region
11/10/19 - Federal Way: In Whose Honor: American Indian Mascots in Sports

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Rigged AND The Battle for Ranked Choice Voting

Rigged AND The Battle for Ranked Choice Voting

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 11/1/2019 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA

A double header: “Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook” makes the case that, aroused by 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, the aged and the young. The suppression playbook is replete with techniques: polling-place ID requirements, voter integrity commissions, …

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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 11/8/2019 | 6:00 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA

This film reveals the tragic impact of the overuse of prescription painkillers on individuals, families and communities. They are stories that often begin with medical treatment for moderate to severe pain that evolve into drug addiction and death. In addition to the personal stories of those impacted by the opioid crisis, the documentary explores the dramatic increase in the use …

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Girl Rising

Girl Rising

Woodinville Meaningful Movies
Friday | 11/8/2019 | 7:00 PM
Northshore UCC
18900 168th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA

From Academy Award nominee, director Richard E. Robbins, “Girl Rising” tells the engaging stories of nine unforgettable girls from around the globe, ordinary girls who struggle to overcome nearly impossible odds in pursuit of their dreams. An uplifting film, it witnesses the strength of the human spirit and power of education to change lives and the world. Artists, including Alicia …

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Which Way Home

Which Way Home

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 11/8/2019 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, W

"Which Way Home" (in Spanish with English subtitles) As the U.S. continues to build a wall between itself and Mexico, "Which Way Home" shows the personal side of immigration through the eyes of children who face harrowing dangers with enormous courage and resourcefulness as they endeavor to make it to the U.S. The film follows several unaccompanied child migrants as …

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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

Sno-King Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 11/9/2019 | 6:30 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation
8109 224 Street SW, Edmonds, WA

This powerful one hour documentary covers three decades of labor strife in the Pacific Northwest at the turn of the 20th century and reveals the plight of the 65,000 working class men and women who fought for dignity through better wages, reasonable hours, and workplace safety that we now tend to take for granted. This event is free to the …

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In Whose Honor: American Indian Mascots in Sports

In Whose Honor: American Indian Mascots in Sports

Meaningful Movies Matinee: 2nd Sundays @ Federal Way Library
Sunday | 11/10/2019 | 2:00 PM
Federal Way Library
34200 1ST Way S, Federal Way, WA

"In Whose Honor" takes a look at the long-running practice of using various Native American cultural symbols and phrases in the form of mascots and nicknames in sports. The film examines issues of racism, stereotypes, the powerful effects of the media and the lengths one university went through in order to defend and justify its mascot. After the film, a …

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