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Tech can leave our heads spinning (artwork by Brittany Truex)
Beyond the Films

November 17, 2014

Can We Find Happiness When Tech-Free?

Craig Phillips in Beyond the Films

Watching Thomas Balmes's Happiness will leave one with a bittersweet feeling about technology. Most of us in the United States have a love-hate (admit it, mostly love-love) relationship with our gadgets, from…...

Peyangki and mother, in Happiness

November 14, 2014

In Pursuit of “Happiness,” a Filmmaker Goes to Bhutan

Craig Phillips in Uncategorized

Filmmaker Thomas Balmès is no stranger to trotting the globe in search of human stories, in films including Bosnia Hotel and The Gospel According to the Papuans, and most famously capturing the stories of…...