Happy Sad Man Special Event Screening
AboutHAPPY SAD MAN is a charming and uplifting insight into the lives of five very
different Australian men. Following her smash hit I AM ELEVEN, Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey was
inspired to find more diverse and positive portrayals of men exploring their emotional selves.
We journey from Bondi Beach to the outback; we laugh and cry alongside a war
photographer traversing global conflict zones, we visit a farmer and outreach
worker from rural Victoria, a musical nomad and a sensitive dog-loving artist. Each
portrait is an intimate and heartwarming look into vulnerability, friendship and
HAPPY SAD MAN gives unforgettable voice to the complex emotional landscapes
we can all traverse. Touching, funny and tender, this must-see documentary is set
to shine a light on and change the dialogue around masculinity and mental health
today. Exploring hopes, anxieties, joy and darkness the raw vulnerability of these
stories will inspire you to hold the men in your life closer.
300 Murray St, Perth WA 6000