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  • 1988
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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 controversial (`Live Free or Die,' about an abortion doctor). Whatever the subject, the most important criterion...

Season 24, Episode 5 Biblioburro, the Donkey Library

First Aired: July 19, 2011

"Biblioburro, the Donkey Library" tells the story of rural Colombian schoolteacher Luis Soriano, who brings a book library to children in the northern back country every weekend via two donkeys. The trek is an arduous one that requires him and his burros to brave nearly impassible trails and face such dangers as snakes, guerrillas and bandits.

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  • Premiered: July 5, 1988
  • Rating: None
  • 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)

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