A struggling conservative cable news network's biased exposé of the dark side of marijuana legalization. The network's CEO assigns a crew of curious, dysfunctional individuals to assist his daughter in unmasking the nefarious green temptress. The crew ventures deep into Colorado, where they meet a colorful cast of characters. Eventually, they inhale.
Happy Ivy and his daughter Life live on the streets of Venice Beach, California. Although Happy raises Life to be free and wild, only attending two weeks of school, she remains grounded. Happy's desire to live without constraints means his family barely has enough to eat and struggles to find a place to sleep. Together, they spend most of their time at Venice Beach -- a place, also struggling with the dichotomy between freedom and being a slave to freedom. The documentary follows Life for a decade from adolescence through her early twenties. Life now takes care of her aging father. "Happy is Life," directed by Smith Glover and Topher Straus for Over a decade - this is documentary that conveys a free-spirited and unconventional portrait of family life within a vibrant and supportive community.