The Economics of Happiness

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies Port Townsend
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7:00 PM, Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Location: Port Townsend (click for map)

Meaningful Movies Port Townsend is pleased to present a free screening of “The Economics of Happiness” at its inaugural event on August 9, 2017, in the Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (QUUF) Sanctuary, 2333 San Juan Avenue in Port Townsend.

“The Economics of Happiness” is a documentary film by the International Society for Ecology & Culture (ISEC) about the worldwide movement for economic localization. The film features a chorus of voices calling for systemic economic change, including Vandana Shiva, David Korten, Michael Shuman, Richard Heinberg, Rob Hopkins, Juliet Schor, Zac Goldsmith, Bill McKibben, and Samdhong Rinpoche, the Prime Minister of Tibet’s government in exile.

The film will be followed by a panel discussion with Karen Wyeth, Organizer, The Economics of Happiness Conference Port Townsend, being held at Fort Worden State Park on October 27 -29, 2017.

Child care will be available.

Special Guests: Karen Wyeth, Organizer, Economics of Happiness Port Townsend

Sponsors: Meaningful Movies Port Townsend, QUUF Green Sanctuary Environmental Action Committee, and QUUF Social and Environmental Justice Council

Release Year: 2011

Running Time: 68 minutes

Director: Helena Norberg-Hodge, Steven Gorelick, John Page

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