Sunday, January 16, 2011

The Economics of Happiness

Do you think Monday nights are boring? Think again! Come out to a screening of The Economics of Happiness:

From the synopsis posted on the film's website: "The Economics of Happiness describes a world moving simultaneously in two opposing directions. On the one hand, government and big business continue to promote globalization and the consolidation of corporate power. At the same time, all around the world people are resisting those policies, demanding a re-regulation of trade and finance - and, far from the old institutions of power, they're starting to forge a very different future. Communities are coming together to re-build more human scale, ecological economies based on a new paradigm - an economics of localization."

Event details:

What: reception and exhibit of artwork by Sheridan College students entitled "Animating Good Food Ideas", screening of The Economics of Happiness, and panel discussion featuring producer Helena Norberg-Hodge, activist chef Joshna Maharaj, and urban farmer Eric Rosenkrantz, moderated by author Wayne Roberts.

When: Monday, January 24th, 2011, 5: 30 - 9:30 pm (art exhibit 5:30 - 7:00 pm; screening and panel Q&A 7:00 - 9:30 pm)

Where: William Doo Auditorium (basement of New College Residence), U of T's St. George campus, 45 Willcocks St

W... how much: nothing!

Click here to view the trailer.

PS: Stay tuned for another exciting Monday night event announcement soon!

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