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NOTIFICATIONS:

1. NEW MEANINGFUL MOVIES VENUE IN MOUNT BAKER!  

An Evening About Climate Action: "DO THE MATH", THURSDAY, SEPT 24th, 6:30 PM!
The Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mt Rainier Drive South, Seattle
Please join members of the 37th District Environmental Justice Network for the movie, "DO THE MATH", on September 24th at 6:30 PM at the Mt Baker Community Club. 
More Info Below.

2. MEANINGFUL MOVIES IN WALLINGFORD HAS CHANGED ITS SCHEDULE TO ONCE A MONTH.
A number of people missed our notifications that after 13 years, we're changing our schedule - we apologize for any inconvenience. This change is in keeping with our long-term goals to eventually have as many communities as possible have their own Meaningful Movies venue, giving a broader choice of films and locations to all; and this brings our own venue in line with other venues. 

UPCOMING FILM SCHEDULE:

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Watershed

Watershed

BEACON HILL MEANINGFUL MOVIES 
Friday | 9/18/2015 | 6:30 PM
The Garden House, 2336 15th Ave. S, Seattle, WA, 98144

Changing physical conditions upstream are affecting the source of our watersheds at the same time land use and management decisions affect watershed conditions downstream. What does the future hold? The film Watershed asks these questions-- Can we meet the needs of a growing population? Can we find harmony amongst the competing interests of cities, agriculture, industry, recreation, wildlife and indigenous …

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TARGETING IRAN

Targeting Iran

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in KIRKLAND
Friday | 9/18/2015 | 7:00 PM
308 4th Ave S (at Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church), Kirkland, WA, 98033

TARGETING IRAN examines many political, historical, economic, military and cultural aspects of U.S./Iranian tensions that are often neglected by the corporate media - in particular the myths and popular misconceptions that surround Iran's nuclear aspirations. The film is based on the themes of David Barsamian's 2008 book, Targeting Iran. All of this is made newly relevant, of course, by the current political fight over 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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NEW VENUE !  

Do The Math: An Evening On Climate Action

MEANINGFUL MOVIES IN THE MOUNT BAKER NEIGHBORHOOD
Thursday| 9/24/2015 | 6:30 PM (Happy Hour 4-6)
The Mount Baker Community Club, 2811 Mt Rainier Drive South, Seattle WA, 98144

Please join members of the 37th District Environmental Justice Network for the movie, "DO THE MATH", on September 24th at 6:30 PM at the Mt Baker Community Club. “DO THE MATH” is a fast-paced and inspiring film about the rising movement to solve the climate crisis. This amazing film documents the highlights of the DO THE MATH TOUR by Bill McKibben and 350.org, which was a massive success in every corner of the country. .

A Mount Baker Community Club sponsored Happy Hour from 4:00 to 6:00 will provide time for snacks and socializing. Seating for the movie will begin at 6:00. At 6:30, Richard Voget will speak about meaningful ways to address climate change as individuals, and as residents of the 37th legislative district. The movie will start at 7:00, followed by community announcements and time for discussion. (Movie length 50 minutes). NO CHARGE and SNACKS WILL BE PROVIDED!

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Education, Inc.

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in WALLINGFORD
Friday | 10/2/2015 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA, 98103

American public education is in controversy. As public schools across the country struggle for funding, complicated by the impact of poverty and politics, some question the future and effectiveness of public schools in the U.S. For free-market reformers, private investors and large education corporations, this controversy spells opportunity in turning public schools over to private interests. Education, Inc. examines the …

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Look Up

Look Up

WEST SEATTLE MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Saturday | 10/3/2015 | 7:00 PM
6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle, WA, 98126

This film examines the topics of GeoEngineering, SRM (Solar Radiation Management) and Weather Modification. The documentary is unique and important in that it discloses the government’s covert use of deadly and dangerous geo-engineering practices, which attempt to reduce global warming. Geo-engineering is the artificial modification of the Earth’s climate systems through Solar Radiation Management (SRM) and Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR). The documentary provides …

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Princess Angeline--with the filmmaker

Princess Angeline--with the filmmaker

SNO-KING MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Saturday | 10/3/2015 | 7:00 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224 Street SW, Edmonds, WA, 98026

Filmmaker Sandy Osawa and Duwamish elder Edith Loyer Nelson will be joining us following the film for an in-depth conversation. Learn the story of the Duwamish and their struggle to gain tribal status through the life of Princess Angeline, daughter of Chief Seattle.   Treaty promises never fulfilled. Tribal recognition granted by one administration, then withdrawn by another.  A complex story …

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Come Hell or High Water, The Battle for Turkey Creek

Come Hell or High Water, The Battle for Turkey Creek

BEACON HILL MEANINGFUL MOVIES 
Friday | 10/16/2015 | 6:15 PM
The Garden House, 2336 15th Ave. S, Seattle, WA, 98144

Come Hell or High Water follows the painful but inspiring journey of Derrick Evans, a Boston teacher who moves home to coastal Mississippi when the graves of his ancestors are bulldozed to make way for the sprawling city of Gulfport. Over the course of a decade, Derrick and his neighbors stand up to powerful corporate interests and politicians and face …

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Return of the River

Return of the River

MEANINGFUL MOVIES ON THE EASTSIDE
Tuesday | 10/20/2015 | 6:30 PM
4228 Factoria Blvd SE (at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church), Bellevue, WA, 98006

"Return of the River" offers a story of hope and possibility amid grim environmental news. It's 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. Come see the story of the return of the Elwha River. Fundamentally, the Elwha …

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Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes

Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes

MEANINGFUL MOVIES of ISSAQUAH
Wednesday | 10/2815 | 7:00 PM
Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah, WA, 98029

Driven to make the world a better place for his newborn daughter, John Ennis looks for ways out of our system of pay-to-play politics. Along the way, he journeys through high drama on the Ohio campaign trail, uncovers the secret history of the game Monopoly, and explores the underworld of L.A. street art on a humorous odyssey that reveals how …

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White Like Me

SNO-KING MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Saturday | 11/14/2015 | 7:00 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224 Street SW, Edmonds, WA, 98026

 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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www.MeaningfulMovies.org 

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