Global Voices

Town of Runners

Season 5 Episode 6 | 1h 25m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

Town of Runners follows three children keen to follow in their heroes' footsteps, as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. Set against the background of the seasonal rhythms of this farming region, and the impact of increased urbanization and globalization on agriculture, the film shows rural young Africans striving to make their own future.

Aired: 06/17/12

Expired: 07/04/16

Rating: TV-PG

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