Press release & calendar notice/October 14 "The Economics of Happiness"film


In a message dated 9/28/2011 2:06:12 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

WHO:  Hancock County Transition Towns

WHAT: Screening of ‘The Economics of Happiness’


WHEN: Friday, October 14.  6PM: Potluck dinner.   7 PM:  Film followed by discussion

WHERE: Bryant Moore Community Center, State Street, Ellsworth, Maine

There is a suggested donation of $5 (no one turned away for lack of funds).

Description: Join us for a special screening of ‘The Economics of Happiness’, a one hour documentary about the worldwide movement for localization. The film will be followed by a panel discussion. 

Both hardhitting and inspiring, ‘The Economics of Happiness’ demonstrates that millions of people across the world are already engaged in building a better world – that small scale initiatives are happening on a large scale. ‘The Economics of Happiness’ features a chorus of voices from six continents calling for systemic economic change. The film shows that countless initiatives are united around a common cause: rebuilding more democratic, human scale, ecological and local economies – the foundation of an ‘economics of happiness’.

The film features a chorus of voices from six continents calling for systemic economic change, including David Korten, Bill McKibben, Vandana Shiva, Rob Hopkins, Richard, Heinberg, Juliet Schor, Michael Shuman and more. 


For more information please call Brenda Cartwright 667-9062 or  email



Trailer:   Economics of Happiness Film Trailer

Brenda Cartwright
The Organizer, Inc.
330 Bayside Road
Ellsworth, ME  04605
207-667-9062 office and cell phone
207-667-4420 home


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