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INDEPENDENT LENS

A Yak for a Big TV

  • Aired: 11/17/2014
  • 01:53
  • Rating: TV-PG
In this scene from the Independent Lens documentary Happiness, the uncle of 9-year-old monk Peyangki talks with other villagers about his plans to sell one of his yaks in order to have enough money to buy a television set. A venture to the big city looms ahead, where “they have different kinds of TVs, big and small.” Will TV become a babysitter for some parents?
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Happiness premieres on PBS Independent Lens on Monday, November 17, 2014.
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