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The Economics of Happiness

THE ECONOMICS OF HAPPINESS (film, 80 minutes) – on realistic solutions to our serious crises.

Five years in the making, The Economics of Happiness is a global tour-de-force that draws inspiration from initiatives around the world – urban gardens in Detroit, Transition Towns in England, hands-on education in Japan, community farming in India, cultural preservation in Peru – illustrating economic localisation at work, to help repair our damaged ecosystems, our societies, and ourselves.

It features acclaimed environmentalists, scholars, and authors, including Vandana Shiva, Zac Goldsmith, Bill McKibben, David Korten, Juliet Schor, Richard Heinberg, Helena Norberg-Hodge, and Bhutanese film director Khyentse Norbu.

The film shows that millions of people are already engaged in building a better world; that small scale initiatives are happening on a large scale; and that they are the foundations of an economics of happiness.

Tickets - £5 (£4)

DOUBLE TICKET - £9 for two events: 

Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett at 6.30pm
The Economics of Happiness at 8.00pm

Please call the Arts Centre Box Office to book tickets for this event or contact the Swindon Festival of Literature for any further information.

This event is presented in association with Swindon Film Society and Swindon Climate Action Network (SCAN).

For information on Swindon Film Society, please follow the link below to their website or call 01793 330639.

SCAN is one of Swindon’s most active groups providing information on adverse climate change and how to try to combat it.

For further information on SCAN, please click on the link below, call 07791 751877 or email contact@swindonclimate.org.uk


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