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Wow! 350 people attended last week's event to learn more about voter supression ("Suppressed: The Fight to Vote") and hear from the filmmaker, the director of Common Cause Georgia, and the Washington State Attorney General.
If you missed it, you can watch the recording here.

Below are some of the identified sources of information for ways you can get involved in addressing this issue. Whether you have 5 minutes or 5 hours a week to help, there's plenty you can do!

BraveNewFilms.org
CommonCauseGeorgia.org
ReclaimYourVote.org
CommonPower.org
Fair Fight

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Moving Images, in collaboration with their distributor
Bullfrog Films, is offering FREE on-line viewing of several of their films that show living examples of people who are building the kind of world we want to see. Two films will be available each week through the end of July at this site, Password: M0V1@nG.


Note: Meaningful Movies Project presented Moving Images' filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin with the Career Achievement Award in 2019 for their many years of creating outstanding documentaries.

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UPCOMING MEANINGFUL MOVIES EVENTS
Note: All times shown are Pacific Time.

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Chehalis: A Watershed Moment

Chehalis: A Watershed Moment

Monday | 7/13/2020 | 6:30 PM
Online Event, see event description for link

Please join Meaningful Movies Port Townsend and special guest filmmaker Shane Anderson for an online screening of "Chehalis: A Watershed Moment." We'll watch the film together online via Zoom (register here) starting at 6:30pm (Pacific Time) and have a Q&A session following the film.  It's like the Meaningful Movies you're used to, but online! "Chehalis: A Watershed Moment" is a …

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Activized

Activized

Wednesday | 7/15/2020 | 6:30 PM
Online Event, see event description for link

"Activized" (36 min.) follows the stories of seven ordinary Americans who, for the first time in their lives, have left their comfort zones and become involved in gun violence prevention, voting rights and immigrants’ rights. Interweaving their personal stories against the backdrop of the causes they fight for, we experience their motivations, successes and failures, their sacrifices, and victories. Above …

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Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?

Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?

Monday | 7/20/2020 | 6:00 PM
Online Event, see event description for link

Please join us to view and discuss "Bag it: Is your life too plastic?"  Zero Waste Washington co-hosts with special guest Marisol Diaz to show a short video and talk about her project with Duwamish Youth focusing on microplastics in their lives and community. What starts as a film about plastic bags evolves into a wholesale investigation into plastic’s effects on …

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Online Discussion of "Do Not Resist"

Online Discussion of "Do Not Resist"

Wednesday | 7/22/2020 | 7:00 PM
Online Event, see event description for link

An urgent and powerful exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the United States. Starting on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, as the community grapples with the death of Michael Brown, "Do Not Resist" - the directorial debut of Detropia cinematographer Craig Atkinson - offers a stunning look at the current state of policing in America and a …

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Online Discussion of "I Am Not Your Negro"

Online Discussion of "I Am Not Your Negro"

Wednesday | 7/29/2020 | 7:00 PM
Online Event, see event description for link

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only 30 …

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One of our long-time supporters is the film distributor
Media Education Foundation. Through the end of July, they are offering free streaming of a number of powerful anti-racism documentaries such as "I Am a Man," "White Like Me,"
"The Souls of Black Girls," "How Racism Harms White Americans" and more. Check them out here!

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Please help support us with your tax-deductible donation!
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!

Many employers have Matching Gift programs where they'll double the donations made by their employees and retirees (e.g., Adobe, Alaska Airlines, Boeing, Costco, Microsoft, Starbucks,  etc.). Please check if your employer is one of these, and if so, submit your matching gift requests to them so that your donation can go even further. Thank you!

Also, some employers have Volunteer Grant programs where the company donates money to organizations for every hour its employees volunteer (e.g., Boeing, Microsoft, Alaska Airlines, etc). So come volunteer with us if you can!

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