Green on The Screen: The Economics of Happiness

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Our final screening before the summer break looks, appropriately, at what makes us happy and what might make us happier. Ignoring the obvious (more gardening!), it explores the possibilities for a different economic order, no less: one that values the people and planet and operates on a more human  scale. All welcome, free entry, and donations to cover screening licence greatly appreciated! After this film Transition Highbury Green on the Screen will be back in the autumn with a new season of documentaries. Stay tuned!

Monday 20 July, doors open 6.30, film  at 7

Nanna’s café, 274 St Paul’s Rd, N1 (view map)

Blurb: ‘The Economics of Happiness’ features a chorus of voices from six continents calling for systemic economic change. The documentary 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