Independent Lens

Happiness

Season 16 Episode 5 | 56m 2s

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.

Aired: 08/20/15

Expires: 11/17/21

Rating: TV-PG

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