Occupy Natick Film Archive

Occupy Natick has offered a free Movie Night (which sometimes is also a Panel Discussion Night) since 2012.  Here is an archive of all the Movie/Panel nights.

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

June Free Movie: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

The Perfect 1939 Message for 2018! Occupy Natick presents the political comedy-drama, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, a classic Frank Capra film starring James Stewart as Mr. Smith. The very statements that this movie makes about greed and corruption still ...
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cover of Taking Root DVD

May Free Movie: Taking Root

The Vision of Wangari Maathai Taking Root tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human rights, and defend democracy—a ...
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April Free Movie & Discussion: An Inconvenient Sequel

Earth Day Special An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power In honor of Earth Day 2018, we join former Vice President Al Gore for a look at the Climate Change Movement, 10 years after his Academy Award-winning film, An Inconvenient Truth ...
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March Free Movie: 5 TED Talks About Nature

Please join us as we welcome Spring's arrival and move closer to Earth Day with a series of movie nights relating to nature and the environment.  We begin with a collection of  5 TED Talks curated by one of our ...
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Prescription Thugs

February Free Movie: Prescription Thugs

Please join us for a screening of the documentary film, Prescription Thugs, a personal/cultural look at the opiate crisis in America: the major players and the devastation, as 59,000 Americans die annually from painkiller overdose. What: Free Screening of Prescription ...
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Minimalism, a documentary film

January Free Movie & Discussion: Minimalism

Come join us in Natick as we screen the 2016 award-winning film, Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things.  "Minimalism is a lifestyle that helps people question what things add value to their lives. By clearing the clutter from life’s ...
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GMO OMG-Film by Jeremy Seifert

November Free Movie & Discussion: GMO OMG

IS THIS THE END OF REAL FOOD? WHAT'S ON YOUR PLATE? Follow the film-maker’s journey from his family’s table to Haiti, Paris, Norway, and the lobby of agri-giant, Monsanto. Join us and learn about and discuss GMOs. OMG! What: Free ...
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ranked choice voting ballot

October Free Presentation: Ranked Choice Voting

What: Film and Speaker, Ben Schattenburg of Voter Choice Massachusetts, about Ranked Choice Voting When: Monday, October 16th, 7-9pm. Where: Sherrill Hall, St. Paul's Church (rear side entrance) 39 E. Central St., Natick, MA (see map below) What Else: Ample ...
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June Free Movie: Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?

What: Free screening of movie followed by discussion. When: Monday, June 19th from 7-9p.m. Where: Sherrill Hall (St. Paul's Church, side-rear entrance). 39 E. Central St., Natick, MA (see map below). Facilitators: Jill Miller, member of Occupy Natick and former ...
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Now is the time: healthcare for everybody

May Movie/Discussion: Now is the Time: Healthcare for Everybody

Single-Payer, Medicare for All, Universal Healthcare What: Free screening of Now is the Time with discussion When: Monday, May 15th 7-9pm Where: Sherrill Hall, St. Paul's Church, 39 E. Central St., Natick, MA What Else: Ample parking in neighboring municipal ...
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Tapped: the movie

April Free Movie/Discussion: Tapped

NEXT FREE MOVIE/DISCUSSION: Monday, April 17th,  7-9 PM What: Free screening and discussion of the movie, Tapped When: Monday, April 17th, 7-9p.m. Where: Sherrill Hall (St. Paul's Church, side rear entrance) 39 E. Central Street, Natick, MA (see map) What ...
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March FREE Movie Event: Race: the Power of an Illusion

WHAT: Video presentation and discussion on the theme of exploring the nature of race WHEN: Monday, March 20th from 7-9 pm WHERE: Sherrill Hall/ St. Paul's Church (side, rear entrance), 39 E. Central Street, Natick, MA COST: FREE  Admission/ Everyone ...
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February Free Movie: The Brainwashing of My Dad

The truth behind the right-wing media machine that changed a father--and divided the nation Join us on Monday, February 20th for a screening and discussion of the documentary film, The Brainwashing of My Dad.  When: Monday, February 20th, 2017 from ...
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republican elephant/ democratic donkey

November Event: Free Discussion: Election 2016: Debrief & Degrief

Post-Election Points of Concern/Hope/Action Updated: November 28, 2016 We had a good turn out for our Debrief/Degrief event.  Each person had the opportunity to share their concerns and feelings about the election, as well as to contribute their ideas for ...
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Hacking Democracy

October Free Movie & Discussion: Hacking Democracy

Monday, October 17th, 7-9p.m., Natick, MA Electronic voting machines count almost 100% of America's votes in county, state and federal elections. The Diebold voting machines and their hackable software are still used today in twenty seven states. The security holes ...
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Where to invade next?

September Free Movie: Michael Moore’s Where to Invade Next

Join us as we begin our 5th year of showing movies that open your eyes. For our first offering for the season we will be screening Michael Moore's most recent documentary--"Where to Invade Next."  In typical Moore style it is ...
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Citizenfour- 2015 Academy Award Winning Documentary

June Free Movie & Discussion: Citizenfour

"It's chillingly dramatic, a Bourne-like motif of intrigue that has the effect of making us realize that no, this is not just a movie."-                        -BBC "Tense and frightening...a primal political fable for the digital age." ...
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"Bag It" the Movie

May Free Movie & Discussion: “Bag It”

We're Drowning in a Sea of Plastic!! What: A free screening of the movie "Bag It" followed by conversation When: Monday, May 16th, 7-9pm Where: Sherrill Hall, St. Paul's Church (side rear entrance), 39 East Central Street, Natick, MA Sponsored ...
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This Changes Everything: film showing

April Free Movie & Discussion: This Changes Everything

April 18th, 7-9 pm.  39 E. Central Street, Natick, MA This event is co-sponsored by Occupy Natick, Common Street Spiritual Center, St. Paul's Episcopal Church & Metrowest Peace Action What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ...
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Broken on All Sides: Race, Mass Incarceration & New Visions for Criminal Justice in the US

March Free Movie: Broken on All Sides

A movie about race, mass incarceration, and new visions for criminal justice in the U.S. What: Free Movie and discussion When: Monday, March 21st, 7-9pm Where: Sherrill Hall (St. Paul's Church, side rear entrance). 39 E. Central Street, Natick MA ...
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