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'THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING'
5 remaining screenings, including Seattle, Olympia, Whidbey Island, through early February
Films + Speakers + Discussion

The Meaningful Movies Project is showing this amazing film as a coordinated effort at multiple Meaningful Movies venues across the Puget Sound.  More info HERE or on our Home Page.

Our goal is to give voice to the organizations working hard to bring about Climate Justice, and to help them grow the movement across Puget Sound. 

Help the Movement grow!  Please help get the word out.  
Co-sponsored with 350Seattle.org, The Sierra Club, and many more.

Please support Our Cosponsors!  They offer great opportunities to get involved at any level.  If you haven't, please consider attending one of these screenings.  More details HERE 
All events are free and open to the public. Donations kindly accepted.

Specific information on all locations can be found HERE, or on our Home Page, or below in our Press Release.

OUR FILM LINE UP:

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Fed Up

Fed Up

WEDGWOOD MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 1/8/2016 | 7:00 PM
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA, 98115

Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. FED UP is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see. From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH) and director Stephanie Soechtig, FED UP will change the way you eat forever.

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Killswitch - The Battle To Control the Internet

Killswitch - The Battle To Control the Internet

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in WALLINGFORD
Friday | 1/8/2016 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N., Seattle, WA (Located at Keystone Congregational Church)

The Internet is under attack. Free speech, innovation and democracy are all up for grabs. In KILLSWITCH: The Battle to Control the Internet, Lawrence Lessig, Tim Wu and Peter Ludlow frame the story of two young hactivists, Aaron Swartz & Edward Snowden, who symbolize the disruptive and dynamic nature of the Internet.  Their lives parallel one another as they free information …

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A Fierce Green Fire The Battle For A Living Planet

A Fierce Green Fire The Battle For A Living Planet

WOODINVILLE MEANiNGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 1/8/2016 | 7:30 PM
18900 168th Ave NE (located at Northshore UCC, Woodinville, WA, 98072

This month's film deepens the theme of environmental action with the history of the environmental movement and a further call to action. Featuring some of the movement's major battles and accomplishments such as Love Canal, whaling, and rain forest actions, and narrated by Robert Redford, Meryl Streep and others, the film comprises five acts, each one hosted by a different …

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Feeding Frenzy: The Food Industry, Marketing & the Creation of a Health Crisis

Feeding Frenzy: The Food Industry, Marketing & the Creation of a Health Crisis

QUEEN ANNE MEANINGFUL MOVIES @ THE WELL
Saturday | 1/9/2016 | 7:00 PM
Queen Anne United Methodist Church 1606 5th Ave W, Seattle, WA, 98119

Over the past three decades, obesity rates in the U.S. have more than doubled for children and tripled for adolescents -- and a startling 70% of adults are now obese or overweight. The result has been a widening epidemic of obesity-related health problems, including coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, and Type 2 diabetes. While discussions about this spiraling …

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This Changes Everything

This Changes Everything

SNO-KING MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Saturday | 1/9/2016 | 7:00 PM
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224 Street SW, Edmonds, WA, 98026

Filmed in nine countries and five continents over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change.  Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller, This Changes Everything, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India …

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Just Eat It

Just Eat It

MEANINGFUL MOVIES of RENTON
Thursday | 1/14/2016 | 6:30 PM
Carco Theater, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton, WA, 98057

Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods …

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Return Of The River

Return Of The River

MEANINGFUL MOVIES TACOMA
Friday | 1/15/2016 | 7:00 PM
Center 4 Spiritual Living, 206 North J. St., Tacoma, WA, 98403 

"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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The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code

The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in KIRKLAND
Friday | 1/15/2016 | 7:00 PM
308 4th Ave S (at Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church), Kirkland, WA, 98033

The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking The Domination Code examines a little known subject traced back to Columbus’s so-called “discovery” of the Americas.  By papal decree, the first Christian people to discover lands inhabited by non-Christians asserted the “ultimate dominion” to be in themselves.  This “right of discovery” was adopted and used by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1823 in the case Johnson …

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This Changes Everything

This Changes Everything

BEACON HILL MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 1/15/2016 | 7:00 PM
The Garden House, 2336 15th Ave. S, Seattle, WA, 98144

Filmed in nine countries and five continents over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change.  Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller, This Changes Everything, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of …

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Meaningful Movies/Eastside screens "WHITE LIKE ME"

Meaningful Movies/Eastside screens "WHITE LIKE ME"

MEANINGFUL MOVIES  on the EASTSIDE
Tuesday | 1/19/2016 | 6:30 PM
4228 Factoria Blvd SE (at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church), Bellevue, WA, 98006

In White Like Me, acclaimed educator and best selling author Tim Wise explores race in the U.S. through the lens of whiteness and white privilege. Come explore this relevant topic with neighbors and friends in south Bellevue. Location is St. Margaret's Episcopal at 4228 Factoria Blvd. SE, Bellevue, WA 98006. Plenty of free parking!

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This Changes Everything

This Changes Everything

MEANINGFUL MOVIES of ISSAQUAH
Wednesday | 1/27/2016 | 6:30 PM
Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah, WA, 98029

Naomi Klein's & Avi Lewis' remarkable film, "This Changes Everything" is being shown in Nov., Dec. & Jan. as a coordinated effort at multiple (13+) 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 …

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Disruption: Climate. Change.

Disruption: Climate. Change.

MT BAKER MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Thursday | 1/28/2016 | 6:30 PM
Mt. Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive South, Seattle, WA, 98144

In this film about climate change, clear and compelling facts are interspersed with inspiring footage of the organizing of the September 21, 2014, People’s Climate March in New York City. This movie proves that showing up and speaking up makes a difference. If you are concerned about climate change, but don't know what to do, this film provides guidance and …

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This Changes Everything

OLYMPIA FELLOWSHIP OF RECONCILIATION’S CONFRONTING THE CLIMATE CRISIS, Cosponsored by The Meaningful Movies Project
Sunday | 1/31/2016 | 1:30 PM
Koval Performing Arts Center, North Thurston High School, 600 Sleater Kinney Ave NE, Lacey, WA 98516.

Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation’s Confronting the Climate Crisis presents this powerful film, along with an opportunity to discuss in depth following the film.  Filmed in nine countries and five continents over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate Change.  

More information HERE

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Just Eat It

Just Eat It

MEANINGFUL MOVIES: SUSTAINABLE BALLARD
Sunday | 1/31/2016 | 6:00 PM
Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church, 2400 NW 85th St, Seattle, WA, 98117

Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods …

Read more.

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The Mask You Live In

The Mask You Live In

And come help celebrate Meaningful Movies' 13th Anniversary!

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in WALLINGFORD
Friday | 2/5/2016 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N., Seattle, WA, 98103 (Keystone Church)

"The Mask You Live" In maintains that many gender traits are a social construct and that the images of men that boys receive at home and from television, films, sports and video games encourages them to be stoic, dominant and to resolve conflicts with violence." - Director Jennifer Siebel Newsom.
Join us for a rare opportunity to see this amazing film …

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Bag It

Bag It

MEANINGFUL MOVIES of RENTON
Thursday | 2/11/2016 | 6:30 PM
Carco Theater, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton, WA, 98057

An average guy makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the grocery store. Little does he know that this simple decision will change his life completely. He comes to the conclusion that our consumptive use of plastic has finally caught up to us, and looks at what we can do about it. Today. Right now. This event is …

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This Changes Everything

GREENING CONGREGATIONS OF SOUTH WHIDBEY, Cosponsored by The Meaningful Movies Project
Sunday | 2/7/2016 | NOON
The Clyde Theater, 217 1st St, Langley, WA 98260

Greening Congregations of South Whidbey presents this powerful film, along with an opportunity to discuss in depth following the film.  Filmed in nine countries and five continents over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate Change.  

 More Information HERE

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See the Full Schedule for all Meaningful Movies venues:

www.MeaningfulMovies.org 

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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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