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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org
 

12/04/19 - UHeights: What is Democracy?
12/06/19 - Wallingford: Strangers in Town
12/08/19 - Federal Way: Do the Math: Bill McKibben & the Fight Over Climate Change
12/09/19 - Port Townsend: Accdental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America
12/10/19 - Beacon Hill: Ancestral Waters
12/13/19 - Gig Harbor: Sea of Life|
12/13/19 - Woodinville: Joan Baez 75th Birthday Concert
12/13/19 - Wedgwood: The Most Dangerous Year
12/14/19 - Everett: This Living Salish Sea

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What is Democracy?

What is Democracy?

Meaningful Movies at UHeights
Wednesday | 12/4/2019 | 6:30 PM
University Heights Center
5031 University Way NE, Seattle, WA

"What Is Democracy?" is an urgent film that connects the past and the present, the emotional and the intellectual, the personal and the political, in order to provoke and inspire. If we want to live in democracy, we must first ask what the word even means. Director Astra Taylor’s idiosyncratic, philosophical journey spans millennia and continents: from ancient Athens’ groundbreaking …

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Strangers In Town

Strangers In Town

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 12/6/2019 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA

This film tells the story of how global migration unexpectedly transformed and enriched Garden City, Kansas. It brought great challenges to the community, including demands for housing, social services, education, and infrastructure. For the current students at Garden City High School, the town’s remarkable diversity is all they’ve ever known. "Strangers in Town" gives new meaning to the city’s motto: …

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Do the Math: Bill McKibben & the Fight Over Climate Change

Do the Math: Bill McKibben & the Fight Over Climate Change

Meaningful Movies Matinee: 2nd Sundays @ Federal Way Library
Sunday | 12/8/2019 | 2:00 PM
Federal Way Library
34200 1ST Way S, Federal Way, WA

"Do the Math" follows author and environmental activist Bill McKibben and 350.org, the organization he co-founded, as they hit the road to raise awareness about climate change and the fossil fuel industry. McKibben delivers clear facts to people across the country in 21 states and explains what is at stake if CO2 emissions continue to go unregulated. View this important …

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Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America

Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 12/9/2019 | 6:30 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
2333 San Juan Ave, Port Townsend, WA

Musician Daryl Davis has an unusual hobby. He’s played all over the world with legends like Chuck Berry and Little Richard, but it’s what Daryl does in his free time that sets him apart. Daryl likes to meet and befriend members of the Ku Klux Klan– something few black men can say. In his travels, he’s collected robes and other …

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Ancestral Waters

Ancestral Waters

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Tuesday | 12/10/2019 | 7:00 PM
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St.,
Seattle, WA

This film documents the fight of the Puyallup Tribe against the construction of a liquefied natural gas plant on their land.  The construction of the plant without proper permits is in violation with the Medicine Creek Treaty of 1854.  This fight to protect their children and their way of life is a continuation of the tribe's 164 years of active …

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Sea Of Life

Sea Of Life

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 12/13/2019 | 6:00 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA

With access to renowned environmental experts and breathtaking underwater cinematography, award-winning filmmaker Julia Barnes takes audiences on a provocative journey, through the most stunning and threatened ecosystems on the planet and the rallying movement to save them, leaving audiences around the world inspired to fight for our oceans - and our future. Believing that people will change the world once …

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Joan Baez 75th Birthday Concert

Joan Baez 75th Birthday Concert

Woodinville Meaningful Movies
Friday | 12/13/2019 | 7:00 PM
Northshore UCC
18900 168th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA

We invite you to join us for the film of Joan Baez’s 75th birthday concert. We have elected to show a film that celebrates the musical career of a social justice advocate instead of focusing on another of the nation’s challenges, providing an evening of beautiful music, time to connect with others and enjoy some delicious holiday treats. The concert …

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The Most Dangerous Year

The Most Dangerous Year

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 12/13/2019 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

NOTE: LOCATION CHANGE THIS MONTH: Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, 8008 35th Ave NE, Seattle. In early 2016, when a dark wave of anti-transgender “bathroom bills” began sweeping across the nation, The Human Rights Campaign identified 2016 as the most dangerous year for transgender Americans. In Washington State six such “bathroom bills” were introduced in the State Legislature. Award winning filmmaker Vlada …

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This Living Salish Sea

This Living Salish Sea

Everett Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 12/14/2019 | 6:30 PM
Everett United Church of Christ
2624 Rockefeller Ave, Everett, WA

This film explores the living treasures that inhabit the Salish Sea, the second largest “inland” sea in North America. The film follows the rising tide of awakening in mainstream communities as they join forces with First Nations, in resistance to plans by multibillion dollar corporations to force through pipelines and tankers carrying tar sands oil, fracked liquid natural gas and …

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