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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org
 

01/22/20 - Ridgefield: How We Grow

01/24/20 - Tacoma: Shattered Dreams
01/24/20 - Renton: Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)
01/26/20 - Seattle: Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice
01/26/20 - Ballard: The Sequel: What Will Follow Our Troubled Civilization?
01/28/20 - Vashon: Soundtrack for a Revolution|
01/30/20 - Mt. Baker: The True Cost

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How We Grow

How We Grow

Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
Wednesday | 1/22/2020 | 7:00 PM
Old Liberty Theater
115 N Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA

Free showing of a coming-of-age story of a community re-learning how to work together and growing stronger in the process. Inspired by the drive and dedication of the next generation of agricultural leaders in the Roaring Fork Valley, the community explores how to overcome pressing issues of land access, income inequality, and a short growing season. Come discuss how these …

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Shattered Dreams

Shattered Dreams

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Friday | 1/24/2020 | 6:30 PM
Center for Spiritual Living
206 North J Street, Tacoma, WA

Reports of sex trafficking continue to grow at alarming rates in all corners of the country, affecting American citizens of every race, gender, age, and socioeconomic class. Experts and law enforcement struggle to combat this underground criminal enterprise as it expands online. Yet traffickers perpetually evolve their tactics to lure, manipulate, and force a shocking number of young girls into …

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Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)

Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)

Meaningful Movies of Renton
Friday | 1/24/2020 | 7:00 PM
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
1700 Edmonds Ave NE, Renton, WA

This is a film about courage, facing insurmountable obstacles and the determination to fight for justice.  In an environment where silence is often seen as necessary for survival, 24 year-old Angy Rivera steps out of the shadows to share her parallel journey of being undocumented and sexually abused, an ordeal all too common in her community. We follow Angy’s personal …

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Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice

Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice

Meaningful Movies at First Church Seattle
Sunday | 1/26/2020 | 12:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Seattle
180 Denny Way, Seattle, WA

Two films this month: (1) "Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice," about internment of Japanese Americans during WW II; and (2) "Families Torn Apart: America's Deadly Immigration Policy," about detention camps at the U.S. southern border. "Never Give Up" is newly relevant because the children of parents who were interned are now on the front line …

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The Sequel: What Will Follow Our Troubled Civilization?

The Sequel: What Will Follow Our Troubled Civilization?

Meaningful Movies: Sustainable Ballard
Sunday | 1/26/2020 | 5:30 PM
Peddler Brewing
1514 NW Leary Way, Seattle, WA

This film daringly re-imagines a thriving, resilient civilization after the collapse of our current economies, drawing on the inspirational work of David Fleming, grandfather of the global Transition Towns movement. Opening with a powerful ‘deep time’ perspective, from the beginning of the Earth to our present moment, this film recognizes the fundamental unsustainability of today’s society and dares to ask …

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Soundtrack for a Revolution

Soundtrack for a Revolution

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Tuesday | 1/28/2020 | 6:00 PM
Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Highway SW, Vashon, WA

This film tells the story of the American civil rights movement through its powerful music - the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality. Featuring new performances of the freedom songs by top artists; archival footage; and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders.  Filmmakers …

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The True Cost

The True Cost

Mt Baker Meaningful Movies
Thursday | 1/30/2020 | 6:30 PM
Mt. Baker Community Club
2811 Mt. Rainier Drive S, Seattle, WA

"The True Cost" reveals the high price of the low-cost “fast” fashion industry, from toxic production to rapid waste, from low-wage workers to carcinogenic pollution, pesticides, and death. Showing more environmentally just and wiser options, the film includes people organizing for fair trade and sustainable clothing production. After the film, speakers from Seattle Zero Waste and other groups will answer …

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