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For Today

Meaningful Movies Presents: Finding Hillywood

Approximately 20 years after the Rwandan Genocide, a blossoming film community is utilizing the arts as a catalyst for healing. Finding Hillywood is an uplifting documentary that delves into the cultural discussions about Rwandan cinema. 

The screening is free and open to the public, and you can watch the trailer online on Meaningful Movies's new and improved website. 

Meaningful Movies Presents: Finding Hillywood, Fri, June 12, 7pm, Meaningful Movies Wallingford, 5019 Keystone Pl N, Free 

For Monday

The State of Civil Liberties in the Supreme Court

This ACLU-sponsored event discusses April’s gay marriage Supreme Court hearings and other vital cases in the  higher courts. National ACLU legal director Steve Shapiro will discuss government surveillance, the Hobby Lobby decision, voting rights, and injustice in the criminal system.

Find out how our civil liberties are changing—Shapiro will use his counsel expertise to break down all that courtroom jargon.  

The State of Civil Liberties in Supreme Court, Mon, June 15, 7:30pm, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave, $5

Advance Notice for June 18

Upgrade Seattle Presents: Exploring a City-Owned Internet

Despite city officials declaring municipal broadband a venture too risky and costly, the activists over at Upgrade Seattle are still fighting for better broadband. Christopher Mitchell, Director of the Community Broadband Networks Initiative with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, local activist/musician Hollis Wong-Wear, and other community members are leading a conversation on where we're headed next in making Internet a city-owned and operated utility in Seattle. 

Thursday evening's Town Hall event features break-out sessions with activists and community members, so make sure to register beforehand for a spot in the conversation. 

Exploring a City-Owned Internet, Featuring Christopher Mitchell and Hollis Wong-Wear, Thurs, June 18, 7pm, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave, Free with registration 

 

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