S16 Ep5: Happiness
Video duration: 56:02Expires: 09/19/15Video has closed captioning.
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 <i>Independent Lens</i> documentary <i>Happiness</i> tells a story of the bittersweet seduction of technology and progress.