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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

• STAY TUNED:  The film "THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING" (Naomi Klien & Avi Lewis) will be playing at Meaningful Movies in a coordinated effort at 10 different venues around the Seattle area in Nov and Dec. All locations will be announced in a few days on the website at: http://meaningfulmovies.org/.  See this remarkable film and learn what we can all do now to build a carbon-free future for ourselves and our children.

• Film: Wed, Oct 28th, 7PM:  “UNNATURAL CAUSES: IN SICKNESS AND IN WEALTH” - Hosted by: UW Community Oriented Public Health Practice.  LOCATION: Ballard Homestead, 6541 Jones Ave NW, Seattle.  What are the connections between healthy bodies, healthy bank accounts and skin color? Unnatural Causes sheds light on the root causes of our alarming socio-economic and racial inequities in health.  Followed by Facilitated Community Discussion with current MPH students: Dan Otter, RN; and Carolanne Sanders, former EMT and social worker.

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

• Volunteer Opportunities with Meaningful Movies!  Join the Fun!  Click HERE .

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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'

MEANINGFUL MOVIES of RENTON
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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Broken On All Sides

Broken On All Sides

WOODINVILLE MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 11/13/2015 | 7:30 PM
18900 168th Ave NE (located at Northshore UCC, Woodinville, WA, 98072

The project began as a way to explore, edu­cate about, and advocate change around the over­crowd­ing of the Philadelphia county jail sys­tem. The documentary has come to focus on mass incarceration across the nation and the intersection of race and poverty within criminal justice. The documentary centers around the theory put for­ward by many, and most recently by Michelle Alexander, …

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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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Return of the River

Return of the River

BEACON HILL MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 11/20/2015 | 7:00 PM
The Garden House, 2336 15th Ave. S, Seattle, WA, 98144

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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The House I Live In

The House I Live In

MEANINGFUL MOVIES TACOMA
Friday | 11/20/2015 | 7:00 PM
Center 4 Spiritual Living, 206 North J. St., Tacoma, WA, 98403

As America remains embroiled in conflict overseas, a less visible war is taking place at home, costing countless lives, destroying families, and inflicting untold damage on future generations of Americans. Over forty years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world’s largest jailer, and damaged poor communities at home and abroad. Yet …

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This Changes Everything - in Wallingford

This Changes Everything - in Wallingford

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in WALLINGFORD
Friday | 12/4/2015 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA, 98103 (at Keystone Church)

Naomi Klein's & Avi Lewis' remarkable film, "This Changes Everything" is being shown in Nov. & Dec. as a coordinated effort at multiple (10+) Meaningful Movies venues across the Puget Sound - more info on the Meaningful Movies Home Page: HERE.  This is in support of a positive outcome for COP21, and bringing meaningful awareness to what we can all do now to build a carbon-free future for ourselves and our children. …

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See the Full Schedule for all Meaningful Movies venues:

www.MeaningfulMovies.org 

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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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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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