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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org
 

11/12/19 - Beacon Hill: The Devil We Know
11/15/19 - Kirkland: The Fred Korematsu Story
11/16/19 - Walla Walla: Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?
11/17/19 - Spokane: The Devil We Know
11/21/19 - Olympia: Dawnland
11/21/19 - Mt. Baker: The Biggest Little Farm
11/22/19 - Tacoma: Free Trip to Egypt
11/22/19 - Issaquah Depot: The Story of Fascism in Europe
11/22/19 - Renton: The Providers 

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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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The Fred Korematsu Story

The Fred Korematsu Story

Meaningful Movies in Kirkland
Friday | 11/15/2019 | 7:00 PM
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
308 4th Ave S, Kirkland, WA

This month's event includes the screening of "The Fred Korematsu Story" and an introduction about Civil Wrongs and Rights by Attorney General Bob Ferguson.  Fred Korematsu was awarded the Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor in 1998. By 2010 his legacy led to establishing the Fred Korematsu Day held in California on January 20 to celebrate civil rights. Fred …

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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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The Devil We Know

The Devil We Know

Meaningful Movies Spokane with UUCS
Sunday | 11/17/2019 | 5:45 PM
Magic Lantern
25 W Main Street #125, Spokane, WA

When a handful of West Virginia residents discover DuPont has been pumping its poisonous Teflon chemical into the air and public water supply of more than 70,000 people, they file one of the largest class action lawsuits in the history of environmental law. As the citizens of Parkersburg rise up against the forces that polluted their town, the story builds …

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Dawnland

Dawnland

Meaningful Movies Olympia
Thursday | 11/21/2019 | 6:30 PM
Olympia UUC
2315 Division St. NW, Olympia, WA

"Dawnland" is an Emmy award-winning film about cultural survival and stolen children. For most of the 20th century, government agents systematically forced Native American children from their homes and placed them with white families. As recently as the 1970’s, one in four Native children nationwide were living in non-Native foster care, adoptive homes, or boarding schools. Many children experienced devastating …

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The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm

Mt Baker Meaningful Movies
Thursday | 11/21/2019 | 6:30 PM
Mt. Baker Community Club
2811 Mt. Rainier Drive S, Seattle, WA

This film chronicles the 8-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Featuring breathtaking cinematography, captivating animals, and an urgent message to heed Mother Nature’s call, "The Biggest Little Farm" provides us all a vital blueprint for better living and a …

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Free Trip to Egypt

Free Trip to Egypt

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Friday | 11/22/2019 | 6:30 PM
Center for Spiritual Living
206 North J Street, Tacoma, WA

"Free Trip to Egypt" takes audiences on a remarkable journey, in which an unlikely group of travelers to the Middle East find themselves transformed by the power of human connection. Tarek Mounib, a Canadian-Egyptian entrepreneur living in Switzerland, is troubled by a world that seems ever more divided and polarised. In response to increasing levels of anger and hatred towards …

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The Story of Fascism in Europe

The Story of Fascism in Europe

Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
Friday | 11/22/2019 | 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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The Providers

The Providers

Meaningful Movies of Renton
Friday | 11/22/2019 | 7:00 PM
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
1700 Edmonds Ave NE, Renton, WA

Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, "The Providers" follows three healthcare providers in northern New Mexico. They work at El Centro, a group of safety-net clinics that offer care to all who walk through the doors, regardless of ability to pay. Amidst personal struggles that reflect those of their patients, the journeys …

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