July 6, 2015
Meaningful Movies Upcoming 
Film + Discussion Schedule

The Meaningful Movies Project  |  Social Justice Documentary Films, and Community Discussions.
...Throughout the Seattle area  |  Free  |  Open to the public  |  Donations requested.

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ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  

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         -The MMP team

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The Great Invisible

The Great Invisible

WEDGWOOD MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 7/10/2015 | 7:00 PM
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA, 98115

The Great Invisible: On April 20, 2010, communities throughout the Gulf Coast of the United States were devastated by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, a state-of-the-art offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico drilling a well owned in majority by BP. The blast killed 11 of the 126 crew members and injured many more, setting off a fireball that …

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Cascadia: The Hidden Fire - Plus: Emergency Prep in the Pacific NW, with the Seattle Office of Emergency Management

Cascadia: The Hidden Fire - Plus: A Community Discussion on Emergency Prep

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in WALLINGFORD
Friday | 7/10/2015 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA, 98103

WITH A COMMUNITY DISCUSSION ON EMERGENCY PREPARATION. 

*BEAT THE HEAT IN OUR COOL VENUE*

“CASCADIA: THE HIDDEN FIRE ” is the riveting story of scientists and ordinary people caught in extraordinary seismic events and discoveries around the globe. It explains the dynamic geology of our Cascadia Region and how and why earthquakes and other seismic-related events occur. The film …

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Inequality for All

Inequality for All

SNO-KING MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Saturday | 7/11/2015 | 7:00 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224 Street SW, Edmonds, WA, 98026

Following the film, we will have refreshments and then a discussion of the issues raised by Robert Reich.  Our special guest will be Ken Dammand, president of Fix Democracy First.  For more about his organization visit their website here. The website for the film has extensive resources for those interested in working to address the problems of inequality. This event is …

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The Other Side of Immigration

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in WALLINGFORD
Friday | 7/17/2015 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA, 98103

An award-winning documentary that asks why so many Mexicans have immigrated to the United States and what happens to the families and communities they leave behind.  

More information to be posted shortly at: http://meaningfulmovies.org

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E Team

E Team

BEACON HILL MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 7/17/2015 | 6:45 PM
The Garden House, 2336 15th Ave. S, Seattle, WA, 98144

This film follows four members of the Emergencies Team (E Team) of the respected, international human rights group, Human Rights Watch. Trained to deal with unfolding crises, the team flies to hotspots all over the world as soon as allegations of human rights abuse surface. They gather crucial evidence to determine if further investigation is warranted and if so, to …

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Alive Inside

Alive Inside

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in WALLINGFORD
Friday | 7/24/2015 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA, 98103

In the beginning, filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett had planned on following Dan Cohen for just one day. Cohen, a social worker and founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, had wanted someone to document what he was witnessing in nursing homes, something he thought was extraordinary. What Cohen was witnessing was the powerful reaction elders with dementia had when he …

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White Like Me

White Like Me

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in KIRKLAND
308 4th Ave S (at Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church), Kirkland, WA, 98033
Friday | 7/17/2015 | 7:00 PM

An insightful look at being white – as opposed to being black or other – in modern America. An eye-opening discussion of what it means to be white in a white society, run by whites, for whites. Plus how easy it is for whites to be oblivious to all the obvious advantages and more subconscious perks and less well-known benefits …

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Terms and Conditions May Apply

Terms and Conditions May Apply

MEANINGFUL MOVIES OF ISSAQUAH
Wednesday | 7/22/15 | 7:00 PM
Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah, WA, 98029

Terms and Conditions May Apply is a documentary that discusses how corporations and the government utilize the information that users provide when agreeing to browse a website, install an application or purchase goods online. It discusses the language used in user-service agreements on the web, how they collect information, and the usage of the information. It criticizes companies such as Google, Facebook …

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Consumerism and the Limits of the Imagination

Consumerism and the Limits of the Imagination

RENTON MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Tuesday | 7/28/2015 | 7:00 PM
Luther's Table, 419 South 2nd Street, Renton, WA, 98057

Consumer capitalism dominates our economy, our politics, and our culture, even though a growing body of research suggests it may be well past its sell-by date. In this illustrated presentation based on his latest critically acclaimed book, media scholar Justin Lewis makes a compelling case that consumer capitalism can no longer deliver on its promise of enhancing quality of life, …

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See the Full Schedule for all Meaningful Movies venues:
www.MeaningfulMovies.org 

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About the MMP

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 >

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