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Coming to Independent Lens: Happiness

Preview: Season 16 Episode 5 | 30s

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, in a story of the bittersweet seduction of technology and progress.

Aired: 11/17/14

Rating: TV-PG

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