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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org
 

01/10/20 - Gig Harbor: Big Money Agenda: Democracy on the Brink
01/10/20 - Woodinville: Harvest of Empire: The Untold Stories of Latinos in America
01/10/20 - Wedgwood: Iran: Yesterday and Today
01/11/20 - Edmonds: Paris to Pittsburgh
01/13/20 - Port Townsend: Let Them Eat Dirt: The Hunt for our Kids' Missing Microbes

01/14/20 - Beacon Hill: Generation Zapped
01/15/20 - Spokane: Cooked: Survival by Zipcode
01/17/20 - Kirkland: The Cave
01/18/20 - Walla Walla: Dolores

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Big Money Agenda: Democracy on the Brink

Big Money Agenda: Democracy on the Brink

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 1/10/2020 | 6:00 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW
Gig Harbor, WA

This film explores why Americans are sicker than they should be, poorer than they ought to be, and less safe than they deserve to be. This documentary explores the effects of money in politics, dark money, Citizens United, the revolving door, as well as common sense solutions that will get our democracy back on track.

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Harvest of Empire: The Untold Story of Latinos In America

Harvest of Empire: The Untold Story of Latinos In America

Woodinville Meaningful Movies
Friday | 1/10/2020 | 7:00 PM
Northshore UCC
18900 168th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA

A powerful documentary that exposes the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today. From the territorial expansionist policies that decimated the young economies of Mexico, Puerto Rico and Cuba, to the covert operations that imposed oppressive military regimes in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador, “Harvest …

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Iran: Yesterday and Today

Iran: Yesterday and Today

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 1/10/2020 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

This documentary was filmed by Rick Steves a decade ago when he traveled to Iran at a time when talk of war between the U.S. and Iran was in the air. Similar talk reoccurs from time to time within our country even though the consequences of armed conflict for both countries would be great. "Iran: Yesterday and Today" provides a …

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Paris to Pittsburgh

Paris to Pittsburgh

Sno-King Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 1/11/2020 | 6:30 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation
8109 224 Street SW, Edmonds, WA

From coastal cities to our country’s heartland, this National Geographic documentary celebrates how people are demanding and developing real solutions to the climate emergency. As the weather grows more deadly and destructive, many of us aren’t waiting on Washington, D.C. to act. Set against the national debate over the United States’ energy future — and the explosive decision to exit …

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Let Them Eat Dirt: The Hunt for Our Kids’ Missing Microbes

Let Them Eat Dirt: The Hunt for Our Kids’ Missing Microbes

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 1/13/2020 | 6:30 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
2333 San Juan Ave, Port Townsend, WA

Allergies, obesity, asthma, intestinal disorders, auto-immune diseases, and diabetes are all on the rise, with some even doubling every ten years. New research points to changes in the complex ecosystem of microbes that live on and inside every one of us – our microbiota – as a major cause. But how could microorganisms that live in your gut affect the …

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Generation Zapped

Generation Zapped

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Tuesday | 1/14/2020 | 7:00 PM
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St.. Seattle, WA

“Had there been pre-market testing, cellphones never would have made it into the marketplace." --George Carlos, former Chairman of Wireless Technology Research. This documentary examines the increased level of Radio Frequency Emissions that we expose ourselves and our children to. According to Olle Johansson, Associate Professor in Neuroscience, we are exposed to a quintillion times as much Radio Frequency Emissions …

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Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Meaningful Movies Spokane with UUCS
Wednesday | 1/15/2020 | 6:30 PM
Magic Lantern, 25 W Main Street #125
Spokane, WA

According to local weather experts, the day that this review runs will be the hottest in Chicago in seven years. Every single time the mercury crests 100, I think of the summer of 1995, when a heat wave killed over 700 people in the city of Chicago, a vast majority of them on the South Side. In a timely coincidence, …

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The Cave

The Cave

Meaningful Movies in Kirkland
Friday | 1/17/2020 | 7:00 PM
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave S, Kirkland, WA

Oscar nominee Feras Fayyad (“Last Men in Aleppo”) delivers an unflinching story of the Syrian war with his powerful new documentary, "The Cave." For besieged civilians, hope and safety lie underground inside the subterranean hospital known as the Cave, where pediatrician and managing physician Dr. Amani Ballour and her colleagues Samaher and Dr. Alaa have claimed their right to work …

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Dolores

Dolores

Walla Walla Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 1/18/2020 | 6:00 PM
First Congregational Church
73 South Palouse Street
Walla Walla, WA

Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century—and she continues the …

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