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OUR FILM LINE UP:

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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Meaningful Movies/Eastside screens INEQUALITY FOR ALL

Meaningful Movies/Eastside screens INEQUALITY FOR ALL

EASTSIDE MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Tuesday | 2/16/2016 | 6:30 PM
4228 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, WA, 98006

 A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap. In the wake of the U.S. economic crisis, the widening gap between the rich and the poor has gained unprecedented public awareness. Our narrator and guide, UC Berkeley professor and noted economic policy expert Robert Reich, helps us …

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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 …

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Hot Coffee

Hot Coffee

MEANINGFUL MOVIES: TACOMA
Friday | 2/19/2016 | 7:00 PM
Center 4 Spiritual Living, 206 North J. St., Tacoma, WA, 98403

Most people think they know "McDonald's coffee case," but what they don't know is that corporations have spent millions to start in the case to promote tort reform. Hot coffee reveals how big business, aided by the media, brewed a dangerous concoction of manipulation and lies to protect corporate interest. By following four people whose lives were devastated by attacks …

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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.

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Mt Baker Meaningful Movie - TOXIC HOT SEAT

Mt Baker Meaningful Movie - TOXIC HOT SEAT

MT BAKER MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Thursday | 2/25/2016 | 6:30 PM
Mt. Baker Community Club, 2811 Mount Rainier Drive South, Seattle, WA, 98144

Please join us for our next Mount Baker Meaningful Movie - TOXIC HOT SEAT TOXIC HOT SEAT follows a courageous group of firefighters and mothers, journalists and scientists, politicians and activists as they fight to expose a shadowy campaign of deception that left a toxic legacy in our homes and bodies – a campaign so cunning, it’s taken nearly 40 …

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Starfish Throwers

Starfish Throwers

MEANINGFUL MOVIES in WALLINGFORD
Friday | 3/4/2016 | 7:00 PM5019 Keystone Place N (at Keystone Congregational Church), 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 …

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Sound and Vision

Sound and Vision

MEANINGFUL MOVIES of RENTON
Thursday | 3/10/2016 | 6:30 PM
Carco Theater, 1717 Maple Valley Highway, Renton, WA, 98057

Sound and Vision is a gripping documentary that explores issues facing the near shore environment. It is a film about the oceans, told through the stories of people working to clean up, protect, and restore habitat in Puget Sound and beyond. The film is set against the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster of 2010, the wake-up call that spurred a national …

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Symphony of the Soil

Symphony of the Soil

WOODINVILLE MEANINGFUL MOVIES
Friday | 3/11/2016 | 7:00 PM
18900 168th Ave NE (located at Northshore UCC), Woodinville, WA, 98072

Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting edge science, Symphony of the Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. By understanding the elaborate relationships and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals, we come to appreciate the complex and dynamic nature of this precious resource. The film also examines our human relationship with soil, the use …

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