Directed by Adam Shell • Documentary • With Richard M. Sherman, Kenneth Brecher, John W. Lawson • 2016 • 84 minutes
Join the journey and discover the secrets to living a truly happy life as two filmmakers travel the country in search of the happiest people in America. Be ready to laugh and cry as they uncover real-life heartfelt stories from the most compelling characters. A young woman battling stage 4 colon cancer, a single dad who lost both of his arms, an impoverished painter single-handedly revitalizing his condemned neighborhood, and two vigilante artists fighting to save their bankrupt city. These are among the happiest people in America. Pursuing Happiness compares and contrasts these amazing stories with findings and teachings of some of the leading researchers on the subject of happiness.