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L’Economia della Felicità (Italian Screening of “The Economics of Happiness” by Helena Norberg-Hodge)
October 2, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - October 3, 2013 @ 12:00 pm
1-3 October – The Italian Team of “The Economics of Happiness” is supporting the Fornight of Action for Seed Freedom and is glad to list the screening of the movie among the actions for Seed Freedom.
Partners: Navdanya International, MDF Firenze (Movimento Decrescita Felice), Terra Nuova Edizioni, Decrescita felice Social network, ISEC
From October 1st to October 3rd in the 36 Movie Theatres of “The Space Cinema” Circuit.
Montesilvano (PESCARA), Catanzaro Lido, Lamezia teme (COSENZA), Napoli, Nola (NAPOLI), Salerno, Bologna, Parma Barilla Center, Parma campus, Casamassima (BARI), Surbo (LECCE), Corciano (PERUGIA), Terni, Firenze, Grosseto, Livorno, Beinasco (TORINO), Torino, Pramano (UDINE), Trieste, Guidonia (ROMA), Roma Moderna, Roma Parco De’ Medici, Genova, Cerro Maggiore (MILANO), Milano Odeon, Montebello (PAVIA), Rozzano (MILANO) Vimercate (MONZA), Limena (PADOVA), Silea (TREVISO), Verona, Vicenza, Belpasso (CATANIA) Quartucciu (CAGLIARI), Sestu (CAGLIARI).
“…The film shows how globalization breeds cultural self-rejection, competition and divisiveness; how it structurally promotes the growth of slums and urban sprawl; how it is decimating democracy. We learn about the obscene waste that results from trade for the sake of trade: apples sent from the UK to South Africa to be washed and waxed, then shipped back to British supermarkets; tuna caught off the coast of America, flown to Japan to be processed, then flown back to the US. We hear about the suicides of Indian farmers; about the demise of land-based cultures in every corner of the world…”