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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org
 

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
11/11/19 - Port Townsend: The Last Salmon: Short Films and Discussion about Pebble Mine
11/12/19 - Beacon Hill: The Devil We Know
11/16/19 - Walla Walla: Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

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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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The Last Salmon: Short Films and Discussion About the Pebble Mine

The Last Salmon: Short Films and Discussion About the Pebble Mine

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 11/11/2019 | 6:30 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
2333 San Juan Ave, Port Townsend, WA

Bristol Bay, Alaska is home to over half of the world’s Sockeye Salmon. A robust and sustainable fishing economy brings in $1.5 billion in revenue annually, and the local population subsists off of salmon as they have for 10,000 years. One of the largest open pit mines in the world is in the process of being permitted for construction in …

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The Devil We Know

The Devil We Know

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Tuesday | 11/12/2019 | 7:00 PM
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St.
Seattle, WA

Dupont created Teflon in the 40's. It has known its Teflon chemical causes damage to lab animals since 1961; yet it continued to pump its toxic chemical into the air and the water supply of Parkersburg, West Virginia.  When the community saw its livestock dying from drinking the water and the people surrounding them become sick from the toxins, they …

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Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

Walla Walla Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 11/16/2019 | 6:00 PM
First Congregational Church
73 South Palouse Street, Walla Walla, Wa

This film reveals how American corporations orchestrated the dismantling of middle-class prosperity through rampant deregulation, the outsourcing of jobs, and tax policies favoring businesses and the wealthy. The collapse of the U.S. economy is the result of conscious choices made over 35 years by a small group: leaders of corporations and their elected allies, and the biggest lobbying interest in …

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