The Are You Happy? Project

Are you happy?

August 17th 2017

Credits

The Filmmakers


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Maria Rosa Andreotti – Argentina

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Petya Nakova, Nina Pehlivanova – Bulgaria

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Brian Chew, Rita Madeira – Bristol, England

Reuben Ross – Canterbury, England

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Mukesh Rajak /Video Volunteers – Jharkhand

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Rohini Pawar / Video Volunteers – Maharastra

Jose de Leon, Of Land & Water – Mongolia

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Ozair Rao – Pakistan

Irma Luz Poma Canchumani / Insight Share – Peru

Julian Cheatle – Scotland

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Sanja Andjelkovic and Jovan Derich Produkcija i27 – Serbia

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Kate Nash – Tasmania

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Irene Nduta – Uganda

Cath Lewis, Danae Hunter – Wales

The Are you happy? Project Team


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Project Director – Mandy Rose

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Assistant Director – Maria Court

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Music – Geraint Ffrancon

Assistant Producer – Rita Madeira

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Developer – Richard Goulstone

Developer – David Shepherd

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Design – Will Richards

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Administrator – Nick Triggs

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Executive Producer – Jon Dovey

Searching for Happiness


Voices

Grace Denton, Carys Eleri, Charlotte Greig, Julian Hayman, Richard Hull, Anthony Reynolds

Editing – Siencan Langham

Stills from Chronique d’un Ete – Argos Films

Thanks to


John Burgan, Andrew Dade, Rowan Dade, Becci Foster, Verity Macintosh, Maja Tillman, Gareth Benest, Naomi Hatfield and to all the photographers who shared their work through Creative Commons


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Inspired by Jean Rouch


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The Project

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Fifty years ago, Marceline Loridan and Nadine Baillot asked people on the streets of Paris,  Are you happy? in a documentary experiment by filmmaker anthropologist Jean Rouch and sociologist Edgar Morin. Half a century later, The Are you happy? project … Continue reading

Take Part

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Filmmakers around the world have been contributing to the project, asking people; Are you happy?

We are looking for people to get involved – re-staging or re-interpreting the 1960 interviews in their own neighbourhood today.