Independent Lens

Half the Sky: Creating Hope within Africa's Largest Slum

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 9m 52s

Nick Kristof and Olivia Wilde venture through Nairobi to reach Kibera, one of the largest slums in the world. Here, Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner have worked tirelessly to promote the cause of women, using schools, clinics, and community services to combat Kibera's extreme poverty and habitual neglect toward girls.

Aired: 09/30/12

Rating: TV-PG

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Two Years Since "Try Harder"

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Two Years Since "Try Harder"

It's been a tumultuous ride for Lowell High School since the PBS documentary Try Harder! stopped filming. Here’s a look back at a few of the key events that played out at Lowell over the taxing last two years.

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