July14, 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 Other Side of Immigration

The Other Side of Immigration

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

Based on over 700 interviews in Mexican towns where about half the population has left to work in the United States, The Other Side of Immigration asks why so many Mexicans come to the U.S. and what happens to the families and communities they leave behind. Through an approach that is both subtle and thought-provoking, filmmaker Roy Germano provides a …

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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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Neurons To Nirvana: The Great Medicines (To Be Confirmed)

Neurons To Nirvana: The Great Medicines (To Be Confirmed)

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in WALLINGFORD
Friday | 7/31/2015 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA, 98103

An in depth look at the renaissance in psychedelic drug research in light of current scientific, medical and cultural knowledge. The film explores these socially taboo substances as adjuncts to psychotherapy, as crucial but neglected medicines, and as technologies of consciousness. Through interviews with the world's foremost researchers, writers, psychologists and pioneers in psychedelic psychotherapy, the film explores five powerful psychedelic …

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American Winter

American Winter

MEANINGFUL MOVIES OF ISSAQUAH
Wednesday | 8/26/15 | 7:00 PM
Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah, WA, 98029

Documentary feature film that follows the personal stories of families struggling in the aftermath of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Filmed over the course of one winter in one American city, the film presents an intimate snapshot of the state of the nation's economy as it is playing out in millions of American families, and highlights the …

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The Yes Men Are Revolting

The Yes Men Are Revolting

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in WALLINGFORD
Friday | 9/4/2015 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA, 98103

 For the last 20 years, notorious activists the Yes Men have staged outrageous and hilarious hoaxes to draw international attention to corporate crimes against humanity and the environment. Armed with nothing but thrift-store suits and a lack of shame, these iconoclastic revolutionaries lie their way into business events and government functions to expose the dangers of letting greed run our …

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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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