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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

• Grand Opening Tonight: MEANINGFUL MOVIES TACOMA! - Fri, October 16th, 7PM - "LOVE AND SOLIDARITY: REV. JAMES LAWSON AND NONVIOLENCE IN THE SEARCH FOR WORKERS’ RIGHTS". More at: http://meaningfulmovies.org/neighborhoods/tacoma/ .

• Check out our new section: "Films and Film Festivals Around Seattle".

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UPCOMING FILM SCHEDULE:

Love and Solidarity: Rev. James Lawson and Nonviolence in the Search for Workers' Rights

Grand Opening Tonight!

Love and Solidarity: Rev. James Lawson and Nonviolence in the Search for Workers' Rights

MEANINGFUL MOVIES TACOMA
Friday | 10/16/2015 | 7:00 PM
Center 4 Spiritual Living, 206 North J. St. (Located on Division and J St. across from Group Health), Tacoma, WA, 98403

With the Filmmaker, MIKE HONEY.
Synopsis: What can ordinary people do to change a world full of violence and hate? Is nonviolent revolution possible? “Love and Solidarity” addresses these questions through the life and teachings of African American Methodist minister Rev. James M. Lawson. Lawson provided strategic guidance while working with Martin Luther King, Jr., in southern freedom struggles and the Memphis sanitation strike of 1968. Moving to Los …

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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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Vessel: Past Land, Past Law, Past Permission

Vessel: Past Land, Past Law, Past Permission

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in KIRKLAND
Friday | 10/16/2015 | 7:00 PM
308 4th Ave S (at Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church), Kirkland, WA, 98033

Vessel begins with a young doctor who lived by the sea, and an unlikely idea. Rebecca Gomperts, horrified by the realities created by anti-abortion law around the world, felt compelled to challenge this. Her method: to provide abortions on a ship in offshore waters. Her project, Women on Waves, begins as flawed spectacle, a media frenzy, faced with governmental, religious, …

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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 | 10/28/15 | 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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American Promise

American Promise

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in WALLINGFORD
Friday | 11/6/2015 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA, 98103 (at Keystone Church)

American Promise is an intimate and provocative account, recorded over 12 years, of the experiences of two middle-class African-American boys who entered a very prestigious--and historically white--private school on Manhattan's Upper East Side.  The Dalton School had made a commitment to recruit students of color, and five-year-old best friends Idris Brewster and Oluwaseun (Seun) Summers of Brooklyn were two of …

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Meaningful Movies of Renton presents 'White Like Me'

Meaningful Movies of Renton presents 'White Like Me'

RENTON MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 11/13/2015 | 6:30 PM
Carco Theater, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton, WA, 98057

For years, Tim Wise's bestselling books and spellbinding lectures have challenged some of our most basic assumptions about race in America. WHITE LIKE ME brings the full range of his work to the screen, showing how white privilege has perpetuated racial inequality and race-driven political resentments in ways most white people simply aren't aware of. Featuring Tim Wise, Michelle Alexander, …

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Money-Driven Medicine

Money-Driven Medicine

WEDGWOOD MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 11/13/2015 | 7:00 PM
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA, 98115 (at Our Lady of the Lake Church)

Money-Driven Medicine provides the essential introduction Americans need if we are to address the unmet healthcare policy challenges of the next decade. Produced by Academy Award winner Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side; Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) and inspired by Maggie Mahar’s acclaimed book, Money Driven Medicine: The Real Reason Health Care Costs So Much, it …

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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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Films and Film Festivals Around Seattle

Check out our new section: 

Films and Film Festivals Around Seattle

http://meaningfulmovies.org/films-and-film-festivals-around-seattle/

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