Released Nov. 23, 2016

Project Happiness, the award-winning documentary that focuses on what happiness really means, will be shown at Quinebaug Valley Community College Thursday, December 1. Both showings, at 10:30 am and 12:30 pm, will be in the auditorium and followed by an interactive Q&A session.

In this film, youth from three continents interview George Lucas, Richard Gere, and neuroscientist Richard Davidson on the nature of lasting happiness. They also travel to India for a private audience with the Dalai Lama. Through their eyes, you will gain a new perspective on how to expand happiness and live a meaningful life. According to the film makers, “Authentic happiness is not only possible, it is closer than you think.”

The showing of the film is part of QVCC’s examination of what it means to live a good life in the 21st century. To embrace the theme of The Good Life: Sharing it. Pursuing it. Celebrating it. the college is sponsoring a variety of events, including speakers, panel discussions, presentations, and book readings.

The public is invited to attend either showing and join in the conversation about happiness. Admission is free. For more information, contact Jane Carey at 860-932-4071 or