Season 17, Episode 12 Lost Boys of Sudan
First Aired: September 28, 2004
Two “Lost Boys of Sudan” struggle through their first year of life in the U.S. in this compelling fly-on-the-wall documentary. The young refugees from Sudan's decades-old civil war trade privation at a Kenyan camp for culture shock, loneliness and alienation in Houston and Kansas. But things aren't entirely bleak: One graduates from high school, and the other, after some drifting, begins training to be an electrician.
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- Premiered: July 5, 1988
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- Premise: This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr… (more)