Independent Lens

The Revolutionary Optimists: Teaching Children to Be Agents

Clip: Season 14 | 3m 5s

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary, The Revolutionary Optimists, Amlan Ganguly, a lawyer-turned social entrepreneur, coaches a group of young children in the Calcutta slums in a puppet show designed to inform their communities about health concerns.

Aired: 06/16/13

Rating: TV-PG

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Life and Death in Brooks County

Interview

Life and Death in Brooks County

Missing in Brooks County filmmakers talk about why they wanted to tell this gripping but harrowing story, how they were able to get different perspectives, and whether they've been able to get the documentary in front of politicians.

Read More