Calling all supporters of happiness: Get your tickets for exclusive pre-release screenings of HAPPY, the new documentary by Academy Award winning director Roko Belic for one show only in Los Angeles and San Francisco (see movie trailer below). Special guests will join Mr. Belic in person for a Q+A session after each event.
HAPPY takes us on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy. The film combines real life stories of ordinary and extraordinary people around the world and powerful interviews with the leading happiness researchers, like Richard Davidson, Daniel Gilbert and Mihaly Csikszentmihaly. Marci Shimoff, author of the New York Times bestsellers Happy For No Reason, narrates. (Watch the film trailer below, or visite TheHappyMovie.com for more info.
Proceeds from the screenings will help fuel HAPPY’s nationwide release.
• Saturday, Feb. 19 – Roxie Theater, San Francisco (415) 863-1087
Tickets are $10, or $6 for seniors. Seats are limited. The director will conduct a Q & A session after the screening, along with Melissa Moody, who is featured in the film. For more info and to online ticket orders, please visit http://Roxie.com.
• Thursday, Feb. 24 – Downtown Independent Theater – with its roof-top bar in Los Angeles. Seats are limited. Following the LA screening, which starts at 7:00 PM, Mr. Belic will conduct a Q&A with Darlene Mininni, a former UCLA happiness professor, and Mark Adler, HAPPY’s music composer. For more info and to online ticket orders, please visit DowntownIndepented.com
• Happiness and Its Causes Conference – Brisbane, Australia – June 16-17, 2011
Make plans to hear His Holiness the Dalai Lama speak, along with other Happiness experts, at a 2-day conference, billed as the World’s Largest Happiness Summit. Also see a screening of Happy, the documentary. Click for more information: www.happinessanditscauses.com.au