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The Revolutionary Optimists

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary, Drama
Release Date:March 29, 2013
Running time:95 minutes
Director:Maren R. Monsen, Nicole Newnham
Distributor:Shadow Distribution

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Description: Children are saving lives in the slums of Calcutta. Amlan Ganguly doesn't rescue slum children; he empowers them to become change agents, battling poverty and transforming their neighborhoods with dramatic results. The Revolutionary Optimists follows Amlan and three of the children he works with - Salim, Kajal and Priyanka - on an intimate journey through adolescence, as they fight for the better future he encourages them to imagine is deservedly theirs.

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