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Mission: Joy - Finding Happiness in Troubled Times

Date & Time
October 23, 2021 7:30 PM
The Vault
Tickets are $35
Doors Open
5 PM
Event Time
7:30 PM
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Mission: Joy - Finding Happiness in Troubled Times - Consisting largely of never-before-seen footage, Mission: Joy explores the remarkable friendship between Archbishop Desmond Tutu and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Inspired by New York Times bestseller The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World, the film showcases the endearing relationship between two Nobel Peace Prize winners, as they recount stories from their lives, each having lived through periods of incredible difficulty and strife. With affection, playfulness, and mutual respect, these unlikely friends impart lessons on how to live with joy in the face of all of life’s challenges from the extraordinary to the mundane.

Preceded by short film, Alone Together - Inspired by a true story. Isolated in an assisted living facility with only her caretaker, a grandmother battles her loneliness and fading memory as she searches for human connection through a series of family Zoom calls.

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