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Independent Lens is television’s largest showcase of independent documentary film, airing Monday nights on most PBS member stations. Check your local listings, and don’t miss an episode.

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S16E05 · Happiness

A 9-year-old monk has never before left his Bhutanese village perched high in the Himalayas,... More

A 9-year-old monk has never before left his Bhutanese village perched high in the Himalayas, where the nearest road is a three-day walk. When connected to electricity for the first time, he treks to the nearest city in search of a television. The Independent Lens documentary Happiness tells a story of the bittersweet seduction of technology and progress.

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