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Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon

Vashon Theatre, 17723 Vashon Highway SW Vashon,WA

About Our Group:

 

“Our goal is to bring Islanders together through education and advocacy, using the power of social and environmental justice documentary films and discussion. We gather in a spirit of “We’re All in this Together” and by hearing the stories and learning the situations faced across the planet, we can support bold strokes toward social justice. This monthly community event is intended to educate, inspire, connect, and help Islanders rise up and champion effective, non‐violent solutions that will build a more peaceful and just world.”

Co-sponsoring organizations: Backbone Campaign, Island GreenTech, Vashon Theatre.

Screening Location:Vashon Theatre, 17723 Vashon Highway SW, Vashon, WA, 98070

Contact Email:amy@backbonecampaign.org

Our Upcoming Events

  • Vashon, WA
    Tuesday | 1/28/2020 | 6:00 PM

    Soundtrack for a Revolution

    This film tells the story of the American civil rights movement through its powerful music - the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in...

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  • Vashon, WA
    Tuesday | 2/11/2020 | 6:00 PM

    Blindspotting

    Collin (Daveed Diggs) must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood...

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  • Vashon, WA
    Tuesday | 3/10/2020 | 6:00 PM

    Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins

    This film tells the story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on the Good Old Boy corruption wherever she...

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  • Vashon, WA
    Tuesday | 4/28/2020 | 6:00 PM

    The Great American Lie

    This film aims to expose social and economic immobility, viewed through the lens of our gendered values. "The Great American Lie," from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker...

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  • Vashon, WA
    Tuesday | 5/12/2020 | 6:00 PM

    Honeyland

    Nestled in an isolated mountain region deep within the Balkans, Hatidze Muratova lives with her ailing mother in a village without roads, electricity or running...

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  • Vashon, WA
    Tuesday | 6/9/2020 | 6:00 PM

    The Wild

    Picking up where the 2014 award-winning documentary, "The Breach" left off, Mark Titus' new film, "The Wild" is an urgent call to action - examining what...

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Our Past Events

  • Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
    Tuesday | 8/6/2019 | 6:00 PM
    Vashon Theatre, 17723 Vashon Highway SW Vashon, WA

    The Nuns, the Priests, and the Bombs

    Nuclear disarmament activists challenge the security and legality of America’s nuclear weapons when they break into two top-secret facilities: the “Fort Knox of Uranium” and a...

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  • Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
    Tuesday | 7/9/2019 | 6:00 PM
    Vashon Theatre, 17723 Vashon Highway SW Vashon, WA

    Ancestral Waters

    “Ancestral Waters” tells the story of the Puyallup Tribe who signed the Treaty of Medicine Creek in 1854. In exchange for ceding vast areas of...

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  • Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
    Tuesday | 6/11/2019 | 6:00 PM
    Vashon Theatre, 17723 Vashon Highway SW Vashon, WA

    Dammed To Extinction

    This much awaited documentary features the life's work of orca whale researcher Ken Balcomb and the beloved Puget Sound Southern Resident orca, of which only...

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  • Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
    Tuesday | 5/14/2019 | 6:00 PM
    Vashon Theatre, 17723 Vashon Highway SW Vashon, WA

    This Is Home

    What happens to Syrian refugees given haven in a western country? This striking suburban Baltimore set film paints a fascinating picture of the USA through...

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  • Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
    Tuesday | 4/9/2019 | 6:00 PM
    Vashon Theatre, 17723 Vashon Highway SW Vashon, WA

    Jane

    "Jane" tells the story of Jane Goodall, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time and revolutionized our understanding of...

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  • Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
    Tuesday | 3/12/2019 | 6:00 PM
    Vashon Theatre, 17723 Vashon Highway SW Vashon, WA

    The Reluctant Radical

    If a crime is committed in order to prevent a greater crime, is it forgivable? Is it, in fact, necessary? "The Reluctant Radical" follows activist...

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  • Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
    Tuesday | 2/12/2019 | 6:00 PM
    Vashon Theatre, 17723 Vashon Highway SW Vashon, WA

    CANCELLED – The Reluctant Radical

    If a crime is committed in order to prevent a greater crime, is it forgivable? Is it, in fact, necessary? "The Reluctant Radical" follows activist...

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  • Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
    Tuesday | 1/8/2019 | 6:00 PM
    Vashon Theatre, 17723 Vashon Highway SW Vashon, WA

    For Ahkeem

    “People been labeling me a bad kid all my life. You don’t have to really do nothing, people just expect it. So you start to...

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  • Backbone Meaningful Movies on Vashon
    Tuesday | 11/13/2018 | 6:00 PM
    Vashon Theatre, 17723 Vashon Highway SW Vashon, WA

    The Peacemaker

    "The Peacemaker" is an intimate portrait of international peacemaker Padraig O'Malley, who helps make peace for others but struggles to find it for himself. The...

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