UPCOMING 
MEANINGFUL MOVIES  -  FILMS + DISCUSSION
All events are free and open to the public.  Donations are kindly accepted.

Feel free to forward this email far & wide.  Thanks for joining us in this journey!  
To Link Directly To Films In Your Neighborhood, click HERE

---

'THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING' (Films + Speakers + Discussion)
Just 2 remaining screenings: Issaquah & Olympia

The Meaningful Movies Project is showing this amazing film as a coordinated effort at multiple Meaningful Movies venues across the Puget Sound.  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.  Specific information on the film and all locations can be found HERE, or on our Home PagePlease support Our Cosponsors

All events are free and open to the public. Donations kindly accepted.

OUR FILM LINE UP:

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 …

Read more.

---
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 …

Read more.

---

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

---
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.

---
The Mask You Live In

The Mask You Live In

...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 …

Read more.

---
Ferguson: A Report from Occupied Territory

Ferguson: A Report from Occupied Territory

WEST SEATTLE MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 2/5/2016 | 7:00 PM
New Highpoint Community Center Neighborhood House, 6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle, WA, 98126

The United States is currently in the midst of a national dialogue regarding racial profiling and police brutality; a dialogue triggered by the killing of Michael Brown in August of 2014. Ferguson: A Report from Occupied Territorygoes to the frontline of this discussion, and offers invaluable insights from Ferguson residents for whom the burdens of discrimination and injustice are a …

Read more.

---
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 …

Read more.

---
A Place at the Table

A Place at the Table

WEDGWOOD MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 2/12/2016 | 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Lake Church, 8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA, 98115

A Place at the Table (84 min, Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush, 2013) is a documentary about hunger in America. Some 50 million Americans in 17.5 million households (one in seven) were euphemistically categorized in 2013 as being ‘food insecure’. These households were also the homes of 17 million American children. Approximately 40% of those households were in the “very …

Read more.

---

The Suffering Grasses: When Elephants Fight, It Is the Grass That Suffers

WOODINVILLE MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 2/12/2016 | 7:00 PM
18900 168th Ave NE (located at Northshore UCC), Woodinville, WA, 98072

The Suffering Grasses captures the competing impulses among opponents of the Assad regime at the onset of the Syrian revolution. While conditions in the country are continually changing and evolving, the film serves as an early, intimate view of Syria’s refugee crisis, and it highlights important strategic debates that are still playing out among groups resisting the regime. Against the …

Read more.

---
Return of the River

Return of the River

QUEEN ANNE MEANINGFUL MOVIES @ the Well
Saturday | 2/13/2016 | 7:00 PM
Queen Anne United Methodist Church 1606 5th Ave W, Seattle, WA, 98119

Return of the River follows a group of strong-minded committed people as they attempt the impossible: to change the public opinion of a town and eventually the nation to bring a dam down. The community comes to a consensus, setting the Elwha River free and showing the way to more sustainable future. Amid grim environmental news, Return of the River …

Read more.

---
Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven's Final Symphony

Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven's Final Symphony

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in KIRKLAND
Friday | 2/19/2016 | 7:00 PM
308 4th Ave S (at Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church), Kirkland, WA, 98033

Following the Ninth is a documentary film about the global impact of Beethoven’s final symphony. The film, released in mid-2013, has screened in over 250 cities in the United States and around the globe, with more to come. Written in 1824, near the end of Beethoven's life, the Ninth Symphony was composed by a man with little to be thankful …

Read more.

---
Urbanized

Urbanized

MEANINGFUL MOVIES of ISSAQUAH
Wednesday | 2/24/2016 | 6:30 PM
Blakely Hall, 2550 NE Park Drive, Issaquah, WA, 98029

A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers.

Read more.

---
Starfish Throwers

Starfish Throwers

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in WALLINGFORD
Friday | 3/4/2016 | 7:00 PM
5019 Keystone Place N, Seattle, WA, 98103

Worlds apart, a five-star chef, a twelve year-old girl, and a retired schoolteacher discover how their individual efforts to feed the poor ignite a movement in the fight against hunger. Award-winning chef Narayanan Krishnan, fighting against the caste system in India, quits his job to begin a life of cooking and hand-delivering fresh meals to hundreds of people in his hometown. Katie …

Read more.

---

See the Full Schedule for all Meaningful Movies venues:

www.MeaningfulMovies.org 

---
Donate Here (Please)

Please Donate if you can.  DONATIONS are needed to keep Meaningful Movies operational.
All of our labor and time is voluntary, but funds are needed to keep bringing you free, high-quality, current and relevant documentary films; and to cover website and film library maintenance, equipment, flyers, and more.   Thank you for any help you can provide!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES!
ALSO: VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES WITH MEANINGFUL MOVIES ARE STILL AVAILABLE!  ...Join the Fun! Click HERE or contact us directly: info@meaningfulmovies.org.

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 >

Get in touch!

OFFICE MAILING ADDRESS (This is not a venue): 
The Meaningful Movies Project  |  4110 Densmore Ave N.  |  Seattle, WA 98103
PHONE: 206-450-5998
EMAIL: info@meaningfulmovies.org
(FOR LIBRARY BUSINESS ONLY, EMAIL: library@meaningfulmovies.org)