August 16, 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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On Paper Wings

On Paper Wings

BEACON HILL MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 8/21/2015 | 7:00 PM
The Garden House, 2336 15th Ave. S, Seattle, WA, 98144

During World War II, the Japanese military developed a new weapon intended to strike directly at the American continent—the balloon bomb. Thousands of hydrogen-filled balloons were attached to bombs and then launched into the jet stream to drift toward North America. When six civilians found a balloon bomb in southern Oregon (near Bly), the device exploded. They became the only …

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Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes

Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in KIRKLAND 
Friday | 8/21/2015 | 7:00 PM
308 4th Ave S (at Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church), Kirkland, WA, 98033

PAY 2 PLAY follows filmmaker John Ennis’s quest to find a way out from under the Pay 2 Play System, where Politicians reward their donors with even larger sums from the public treasury -- through contracts, tax cuts, and deregulation.  Along the way, he journeys through high drama on the Ohio campaign trail, uncovers the secret history of the game …

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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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Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

WEST SEATTLE MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Saturday | 9/5/2015 | 7:00 PM
6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle, WA, 98126

HEIST: Who Stole the American Dream? is stunning audiences across the globe as it traces the worldwide economic collapse to a 1971 secret memo entitled Attack on American Free Enterprise System. Written over 40 years ago by the future Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell, at the behest of the US Chamber of Commerce, the 6-page memo, a free-market utopian treatise, …

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Targeting Iran

Targeting Iran

WEDGWOOD MEANINGFUL MOVIES 
Friday | 9/11/2015 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church, 8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA, 98115

Targeting Iran (71 min, Andy Norris, 2013) Inspired by a book of the same name by David Barsamian, the documentary Targeting Iran seeks to debunk myths about Iranian society, politics, and nuclear weapons aspirations. Interviews with leading geopolitical thinkers about Iran and US-Iranian relations are supplemented with background history on Iran, including the western intervention in Iran in 1953 that …

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Green World Rising

Green World Rising

SNO-KING MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Saturday | 9/12/2015 | 7:00 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224 Street SW, Edmonds, WA, 98026

This is a series of four ten-minute films on the state of climate and solutions to the climate crisis.  Each film will be followed by a discussion and refreshments will be served.  This showing is free and open to the public.  Donations to support this on-going series will be accepted. THE FILMS: Last Hours is about the real threat of the …

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Return of the River

Return of the River

MEANINGFUL MOVIES OF ISSAQUAH
Wednesday | 9/23/2015 | 7:00 PM
Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah, WA, 98029

"Return of the River" offers a story of hope and possibility amid grim environmental news. It is a film for our time: an invitation to consider crazy ideas that could transform the world for the better. It features an unlikely success story for environmental and cultural restoration. Fundamentally, the Elwha River in Washington State is a story about people and …

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