Senator Sean Bennett to host exclusive advance screening and public discussion of ‘The Pursuit’ movie

Features Stories of the Pursuit and Dream of Happiness For All

COLUMBIA, SC — South Carolina State Senator Sean Bennett (R-Dorchester) will host an exclusive advance screening of THE PURSUIT — a selection of the Cleveland International Film Festival and Dallas International Film Festival — on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the campus of Trident Technical College. The screening is provided free to the public but reservations are required.

WHO: Senator Sean Bennett and friends of the American Enterprise Institute

WHAT: Exclusive advance screening of THE PURSUIT

WHEN: Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 6:30 PM

WHERE: The Complex for Economic Development at Trident Technical College — 7000 Rivers Avenue, Building 920, North Charleston, SC 29406


Senator Sean Bennett says, “This film tells stories from across the world of how individuals and communities can work through challenges in pursuit of happiness and freedom. The feature is captivating, educational and motivating; I am pleased to invite the public to participate in a free, advance screening of the film and brief discussion on how together we can live up to the true promise and pursuit of happiness.“

THE PURSUIT follows professional musician turned intrepid economist Arthur Brooks as he travels around the globe in search of an answer to the question: How can we lift up the world, starting with those at the margins of society? His journey takes him through the chaotic streets of Mumbai, a town in Kentucky left behind by the global economy, a homeless shelter in New York, a street protest in Barcelona, and a Himalayan Buddhist monastery. Along the way, he discovers the secrets not only to material progress for the least fortunate, but also true and lasting happiness for all.

Elected in 2013, Senator Sean Bennett represents portions of Dorchester, Berkeley and Charleston counties. Senator Bennett serves as the chairman of the Senate Ethics Committee. He also serves as a member of the Banking and Insurance; Finance; Fish, Game and Forestry; Labor, Commerce and Industry; and Transportation committees.


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