For the second year, Happyness
is bringing back the competition to find the funniest student in the region - Class Clowns.
That's not to say that Will Smith or director Gabriele Muccino (who previously collaborated on "The Pursuit of Happyness
") intended to make an offensive or even controversial film.
As you make your final preparations to attend RIMS 2008, Risk Management presents two exclusive interviews with the conference's top speakers: Christopher Gardner, author of The Pursuit of Happyness
, and South African risk manager Gert Cruywagen, author of Jungle Risk Management--Risk Lessons from the African Bush.
We recently rented the Academy Award-nominated 2006 drama The Pursuit of Happyness
, which did not use the brokerage industry as a whipping boy and was thoroughly enjoyed by both of us.
Chris Gardner, chief executive officer of Chris Gardner International Holdings and the inspiration for the movie The Pursuit of Happyness
, was on hand to praise the retailer's efforts.
NAAEI Presents: Chris Gardner--The Pursuit of Happyness
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
By Richard Roeper Stars: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith, Brian Howe, James Karen and Dan Castellaneta Directed by: Gabriele MuccinoSmith is one of the most famous and one of the wealthiest movie stars of his generation--yet in The Pursuit of Happyness
we are supposed to buy into his portrayal of a man so financially strapped that he and his son (played by his real-life son) are lining up every afternoon outside a shelter for the homeless, hoping to score a couple of cots for the night.
Through their prolific production company, Overbrook Entertainment, this dynamic duo produced the recent box-office smash, The Pursuit of Happyness
, which at press time grossed $138 million.
In his latest film, the period drama The Pursuit of Happyness
, Smith again flouts people's limited expectations of him, taking on a dramatic role that is very dissimilar to others on his film resume.
Anyone who opens Chris Gardner's gripping--and gritty--new autobiography, The Pursuit of Happyness
(HarperCollins), will discover that the happiness he pursues is not just his own.
THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS
(Amistad, $25.95) by Chris Gardner, with Quincy Troupe, is the riveting story of a man who triumphs over tremendous obstacles to achieve success.
* The Aluminum Group * Wishing Tree Records
The 'Pursuit OF Happyness
' actor, who is in Mumbai to attend an event, made an appearance on the sets of 'Koffee with Karan'.
Jaden previously appeared in hit movies such as The Pursuit of Happyness
and The Karate Kid.
Summary: Author of 'The Pursuit of Happyness
' and entrepreneur, Christopher Gardner, spoke about 'Spiritual Genetics'.