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Did you know the Meaningful Movies group in Wallingford
has been showing films for 17 YEARS?

They started on Valentine's Day in 2003.

Hundreds of films, many dozens of speakers, quite a number of filmmakers, and many thousands of attendees later, they're still volunteering to bring great documentaries and community discussion to their neighborhood. Come join them this Friday in celebration of their 17th year!

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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org
 

02/07/20 - Wallingford: Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins AND Our 17th Anniversary!

02/08/20 - Everett: The Biggest Little Farm
02/10/20 - Port Townsend: Suppressed: The Fight to Vote
02/11/20 - Vashon: Blindspotting
02/11/20 - Beacon Hill: Power to Heal
02/14/20 - Gig Harbor: Rick Steves Iran: Yesterday and Today
02/14/20 - Wedgwood: Let Them Eat Dirt
02/14/20 - Woodinville: The Dark Side of Chocolate

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Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins...and OUR 17th ANNIVERSARY!

Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins...and OUR 17th ANNIVERSARY!

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 2/7/2020 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA

This film tells the story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on the Good Old Boy corruption wherever she found it. "Raise Hell" is about the celebrated national political columnist and Texan who used her razor sharp wit to speak truth to power. Her wit left both sides of the aisle laughing, and craving …

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The Biggest Little Farm

The Biggest Little Farm

Everett Meaningful Movies
Saturday | 2/8/2020 | 6:30 PM
Everett United Church of Christ
2624 Rockefeller Ave
Everett, WA 98201, Everett, WA

"The Biggest Little Farm" chronicles the 8-year quest of John & 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, this film provides a vital blueprint for better living and a healthier planet. …

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Suppressed: The Fight to Vote

Suppressed: The Fight to Vote

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 2/10/2020 | 6:30 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
2333 San Juan Ave, Port Townsend, WA

"Suppressed" weaves together personal stories from voters across the state of Georgia to paint an undeniable picture of voter suppression in the 2018 midterm election where Stacey Abrams fought to become the first Black female governor in the U.S.  The issues Georgians faced included polling place closures, voter purges, missing absentee ballots, extreme wait times and a host of voter ID …

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Blindspotting

Blindspotting

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Tuesday | 2/11/2020 | 6:00 PM
Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Highway SW, Vashon, WA

Collin (Daveed Diggs) must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles (Rafael Casal), work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood they …

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Power to Heal

Power to Heal

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Tuesday | 2/11/2020 | 7:00 PM
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St., Seattle, WA

"Power to Heal" takes place during the Civil Rights Movement but focuses on a topic rarely discussed: segregation in institutions of medicine. People were dying because African-Americans were refused admission into many hospitals in the U.S., even in case of emergencies, and they were unequally served in institutions that did serve African-Americans. Medicare, the new federal program, was an opportunity …

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Rick Steves Iran: Yesterday and Today

Rick Steves Iran: Yesterday and Today

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 2/14/2020 | 6:00 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW, Gig Harbor, 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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Let Them Eat Dirt

Let Them Eat Dirt

Wedgwood Meaningful Movies
Friday | 2/14/2020 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

Allergies, obesity, asthma, diabetes, auto-immune and intestinal disorders are all on the rise, with the incidence of some diseases doubling every ten years. New research points to changes in the ecosystem of microbes that live on and inside every one of us -- our microbiomes -- as a major cause. But how could one's gut microbes increase the odds of …

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The Dark Side of Chocolate

The Dark Side of Chocolate

Woodinville Meaningful Movies
Friday | 2/14/2020 | 7:00 PM
Northshore UCC
18900 168th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA

This film exposes the widespread use of child slaves in the cocoa industry. The film was produced by Danish journalist Miki Mistrati who investigated the use of child labor and trafficked children in chocolate production. While this is a difficult documentary to watch, we will have action steps you can take to know that you are helping to make a …

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We want to continue bringing you the great movie events you've come to know and appreciate!

Thank You!

We are a 501c3 Washington State Nonprofit (EIN 80-0782680) and are solely dependent on your donations. We are a predominantly volunteer-run organization, (only one part-time staff person); donations are needed to continue bringing you high-quality, relevant documentary films, AND to help us establish more venues so more people can participate. Thank you for any help you can provide!

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About the MEANINGFUL MOVIES PROJECT

The Meaningful Movies Project is a non-profit organization that helps neighborhoods and groups organize, educate and advocate using the power of social justice documentary film and conversation to build positive and meaningful community. Learn more >

Get in touch!

MAILING ADDRESS: The Meaningful Movies Project  |  P.O. Box 31005  |  Seattle, WA 98103
EMAIL: info@meaningfulmovies.org