Screening of On Happiness Road 幸福路上 | Happiness Film Festival 2019



Director: Sung Hsin-Yin 宋欣颖
2015 | Animation | Taiwan | 109 mins | Mandarin, Hokkien with English and Chinese Subtitles | PG

This film is co-presented by The School of Positive Psychology.

Chi grew up on Happiness Road in Taiwan but has always been living in awe of the USA. Eventually her dreams became reality when she got the opportunity to move to the USA.

However, Chi’s dream move didn’t turn out the way she hoped it would. She became lost in her seemingly happy life. On a trip home for her grandmother's funeral, she begins to feel nostalgic about her childhood and starts to question her own supposed happiness, and the meaning of life.

Winner - Best Animation Feature, Golden Horse Film Festival 2018
Winner - Best Animation, Taipei Film Festival 2018
Winner - Taipei Grand Award, Taipei Film Festival 2018
Winner - Audience Choice Award, Taipei Film Festival 2018
Winner - Best Animated Feature, Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2018
Nominated - Best Animated Feature Film, Asia Pacific Screen Award
Nominated, Best Screenplay, China Media Film Awards

Are there moments in our life that we don’t know why we are doing what we are doing? The post-screening dialogue explores something close to the hearts of many people - what is our meaning and purpose in life?

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SIMON LEOW (Moderator)
Co-Founder, Happiness Initiative

Head of Humanities & Social Studies Education, National Institute of Education

Founder, Positive Education

Founder and Executive Director, The School of Positive Psychology

The Happiness Film Festival will be the world’s first to be held in Singapore. We hope to raise greater awareness on happiness and well-being through films and post-film dialogue sessions.

The Happiness Film Festival is organised by Happiness Initiative, a social enterprise dedicated to promoting happiness and well-being.

Check out the other programmes under Happiness Film Festival here.
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