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Happy the Movie: a Film & Discussion on Mental Health

Happy The Movie
This film will help you to put your current stressors and concerns in perspective. Take a brief break and build your inner capac

This film will help you to put your current stressors and concerns in perspective. Take a brief break and build your inner capacity to manage and respond to stress in a more effective way.

Roko Belic, director of the Academy Award® nominated “Genghis Blues,” now brings us Happy, a film that sets out to answer these questions and more. Taking us from the bayous of Louisiana to the deserts of Namibia, from the beaches of Brazil to the villages of Okinawa, Happy explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion.

Happy is a feature‐length documentary that leads viewers on a journey across 5 continents in search of the keys to happiness. The film addresses many of the fundamental issues we face in today’s society: how do we balance the allure of money, fame and social status with our needs for strong relationships, health and personal fulfillment? Through remarkable human stories and cutting‐edge science, Happy leads us toward a deeper understanding of why and how we can pursue more fulfilling, healthier and happier lives.

Join University Health Services for a screening of this thought provoking film - FREE SMILEY FACE BUTTONS. For more information, please contact Craig Bidiman, UHS Health Education Specialist. 

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.

Event Cost: FREE