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OUR UPCOMING MOVIE EVENTS

MeaningfulMovies.org
 

02/25/20 - Bellevue: Sonic Sea
02/26/20 - Ridgefield: Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
02/27/20 - Mt. Baker: The Best of Enemies
02/28/20 - Santa Barbara, CA: Stories Beyond Borders

02/28/20 - Tacoma: Suppressed: The Fight to Vote

03/06/20 - Wallingford: Dolores (Huerta)
03/09/20 - Port Townsend: Dawnland

03/10/20 - Vashon: Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins
03/10/20 - Beacon Hill: Dawnland
03/13/20 - Gig Harbor: The Great Hack

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Sonic Sea

Sonic Sea

Meaningful Movies Bellevue
Tuesday | 2/25/2020 | 7:00 PM
East Shore Unitarian Church
12700 SE 32nd St., Bellevue, WA

Sound is essential to the survival and prosperity of whales, sharks and dolphins. But man-made underwater noise is threatening this fragile world - with devastating consequences.  "Sonic Sea" is a 60-minute documentary about the devastating impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life.

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Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin

Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin

Meaningful Movies in Ridgefield
Wednesday | 2/26/2020 | 7:00 PM
Old Liberty Theater, 115 N Main Ave
Ridgefield, WA

We’re all familiar with the 1963 March on Washington, DC when Dr. King delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Have you ever wondered how this massive, national demonstration was organized and orchestrated? Without texting? Without any type of cell phone? Without even pagers? Meet the person behind the scenes, Bayard Rustin, a Black Quaker and African American gay …

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The Best of Enemies

The Best of Enemies

Mt Baker Meaningful Movies
Thursday | 2/27/2020 | 6:30 PM
Mt. Baker Community Club,
2811 Mt. Rainier Drive S, Seattle, WA

True story: In 1971 Durham, North Carolina, a community organizer set up a series of community meetings in hopes of averting what many feared was imminent violence over the desegregation of their local schools. He invited two “enemies” to co-chair the discussions: Ann Atwater, an African American civil rights leader and trade union organizer – and Clairborne Paul Ellis, a …

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Stories Beyond Borders

Stories Beyond Borders

Meaningful Movies in Santa Barbara
Friday | 2/28/2020 | 6:30 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church
909 N. La Cumbre Road
Santa Barbara, CA

The rights of immigrants are being infringed. A fuller story needs to be told about harms resulting from immigrant enforcement practices and policies that extend beyond the crisis at our borders. Families are being tragically separated across America and our neighbors are endangered. Join us for this free screening and discussion to learn more and consider what we can do …

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Suppressed: The Fight to Vote

Suppressed: The Fight to Vote

Meaningful Movies Tacoma
Friday | 2/28/2020 | 6:30 PM
Center for Spiritual Living
206 North J Street, Tacoma, 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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Dolores

Dolores

Meaningful Movies in Wallingford
Friday | 3/6/2020 | 7:00 PM
Keystone Congregational Church
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, 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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Dawnland

Dawnland

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
Monday | 3/9/2020 | 6:30 PM
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave
Port Townsend, WA

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 1970s, one in four Native children nationwide were living in non-Native foster care, adoptive homes, or boarding schools. Many children experienced devastating emotional and physical harm by adults who mistreated them and tried to …

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Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins

Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins

Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
Tuesday | 3/10/2020 | 6:00 PM
Vashon Theatre
17723 Vashon Highway SW, Vashon, 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. Her razor sharp wit left both sides of the aisle laughing, and craving ink in her columns. She knew the Bill of Rights was in peril, and said "Polarizing people is a good …

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Dawnland

Dawnland

Beacon Hill Meaningful Movies
Tuesday | 3/10/2020 | 7:00 PM
Centilia Cultural Center
1660 Roberto Maestas Festival St. Seattle, WA

The U.S. had an official policy to steal Wabanaki children from their homes and place them with white families so they could learn to "be white." Children faced devastating harm from the adults attempting to remove and replace their culture. In Maine, the first Truth and Reconciliation Committee was formed. "Dawnland" follows the committee as it travels to the Wabanaki …

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The Great Hack

The Great Hack

Meaningful Movies in Gig Harbor
Friday | 3/13/2020 | 6:00 PM
Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave NW
Gig Harbor, WA

Cambridge Analytica came to symbolize the dark side of social media in the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Cambridge Analytica is the focus of "The Great Hack."  A British data mining firm, the filmmakers realized that it became “a full-service propaganda machine.” The company collected data from social media platforms like Facebook to target ads at a narrow …

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