FILMS BYKIDS

Fire In Our Hearts

Season 1 Episode 5 | 26m 46s

Like most girls from rural India, 16-year-old Jayshree Janu Kharpade never expected to get an education. Film mentor, Joyce Chopra, a pioneer of documentary film, helped Jayshree share her journey from illiterate laborer, to scholar and young activist – in this powerful story that illuminates the social and economic potential of educating girls in the developing world. Check local listings.

Aired: 02/07/16

Expires: 02/08/20

Rating: NR

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Distributed nationally by American Public Television.