The Revolutionary Optimists

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Happiness

Happiness

Independent Lens

See how television may affect a Bhutanese child isolated from commerce, materialism and celebrity.

Powerless

Powerless

Independent Lens

See a man who provides illegal electrical services in India and the woman trying to dismantle them.

60 min.

Twin Sisters

Twin Sisters

Independent Lens

Examine the inextricable bond between adopted twins reared apart.

60 min.

Bully

Bully

Independent Lens

Get an unflinching look at the effects of bullying on the lives of five kids and their families.

90 min.

The New Black

The New Black

Independent Lens

The struggle over gay rights within the black community.

60 min.

Left by the Ship

Left by the Ship

Independent Lens

"Left by the Ship" tells the story of Amerasian children.

60 min.

Schedule

Saturday
12/20/14 1:00 PM
WGBH World
Saturday
12/27/14 3:30 AM
WGBX 44
Saturday
12/27/14 12:00 PM
WGBH World
Sunday
12/28/14 3:00 AM
WGBX 44
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