Meaningful Movies – URBAN ROOTS

Come join Sustainable Renton at a new monthly film series we are hosting called Meaningful Movies. The first film in the series will be URBAN ROOTS, shown on Friday, August 31st at 7pm. These film screenings are free and open to the public, but donations are accepted to support Sustainable Renton. There will be a discussion to follow the screening. Board member Lara Randolph will be our host.

Location: 970 Harrington Ave NE, Renton WA.

From the Meaningful Movies Project: We are a group of concerned citizens in your neighborhood who are trying to make a difference in the defense of justice and pursuit of peace. We present social justice documentary films the last Friday night of every month, along with facilitated open community discussion on a wide range of topics, free and open to the public, with donations accepted to support Sustainable Renton. Our purpose is to gather, educate, inspire, connect, and commit to peace and justice

URBAN ROOTS is the next documentary from Tree Media. Produced by Leila Conners (The 11th Hour) and Mathew Schmid and directed by Mark MacInnis, the film follows the urban farming phenomenon in Detroit. Urban Roots is a timely, moving and inspiring film that speaks to a nation grappling with collapsed industrial towns and the need to forge a sustainable and prosperous future.

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  1. The first event was a smashing success! The movie Urban Roots is highly recommended for anyone interested in watching an inspirational and heartwarming story of how Detroit is rising like a Phoenix and using urban agriculture to do it. This movie would be especially of interest to educators. We had Rick Turner from Meaningful Movies of Wallingford there to help facilitate the use of the equipment. If you are interested in watching a great movie for free I urge you to look at their website http://www.MeanigfulMovies.org They have documentary movies every Friday night followed by a community discussion.

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