Former JC vice-principal and an ex-trader are brains behind first Happiness Film Festival

Ex-trader Sherman Ho (left) and former Jurong Junior College vice-principal Simon Leow hope that the films and dialogues from the Happiness Film Festival will promote interest and awareness in happiness and well-being.
Ex-trader Sherman Ho (left) and former Jurong Junior College vice-principal Simon Leow hope that the films and dialogues from the Happiness Film Festival will promote interest and awareness in happiness and well-being.ST PHOTO: SAHIBA CHAWDHARY

SINGAPORE - Disillusioned with the education system, a former vice-principal worked together with an ex-commodity trader, who was burnt out from the rat race, to organise what is believed to be the world's first Happiness Film Festival.

It will be held in Singapore this month (March).

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