The Happy Film

Asia Premiere

SYNOPSIS

Stefan Sagmeister is doing well. He lives in the city of his dreams and runs a successful studio that creates covers for the likes of Rolling Stones and Jay-Z. Yet, at the back of his mind, he suspects there is something more. He decides to turn himself into a design project: can he re-design himself into a better, happier person?

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INFORMATION
  • Director Stefan Sagmeister, Ben Nabors, Hillman Curtis
  • Runtime 95 mins
  • Language English
  • Subject Graphic Design, Social Design
  • Rating M18
REVIEWS

"Stefan Sagmeister On Co-Directing His First Documentary, 'The Happy Film'."

Fast Co. Design

"There are lessons to be learned in (the film), but they're not what you'd expect"

AIGA

"Sagmeister's journey will surely move you to reexamine your own pursuit of happiness."

Tribeca

"Stefan Sagmeister's wild, unsettling pursuit of bliss"

Wired

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