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The grammar of Happiness (Original version with French subtitles)

Saturday 06th October 2012 from 15h30 to 17h00
Salle 1 / Auditorium
Session for general audience

Directed by
Randall Wood, Michael O'Neill
Written by
Michael O'Neill, Chris Thorburn
Produced by
Essential Media and Entertainment Pty Ltd - Screen Australia - Screen NSW

Documentary, Australia, 2012, 50 min

Competition Grand Jury

Daniel Everett’s goal was to bring Jesus to the Amazonian Pirahã tribe. Instead, the Christian missionary found a people so content in their world that they converted him; and a language so unique, he believes it undermines our most fundamental ideas about human communication.


Debate with :

  • Daniel Everett, Academic, dean of Arts and Sciences at Bentley University
  • Randall Wood, co-director

Know more

  • More information in the press kit.
  • The film has been rewarded of Jury of Young Europeans Prize 2012 (FIPA)