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Fire In Our Hearts

Season 1 Episode 105 | 26m 46s

Like most girls from rural India, 16-year-old Jayshree Janu Kharpade never expected to get an education. Film mentor, Joyce Chopra, a pioneer of documentary film, helped Jayshree share her journey from illiterate laborer, to scholar and young activist – in this powerful story that illuminates the social and economic potential of educating girls in the developing world. Check local listings.

Aired: 01/18/16 | Expires: 01/18/26
Distributed nationally by American Public Television.
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Helena Marschall, 20, a climate activist, leads Germany’s environmental youth movement.
Keith Griffith III, 15, addresses mental health and builds community through beekeeping.
Diya Payal, 14, advocates for sustainable farming in India.
Diya Payal, a teen from India, explores plant biodiversity and sustainable farming.
20-year-old German activist Helena Marschall advocates for climate justice.
Kentucky teen Keith Griffith III shows how beekeeping supports mental wellbeing
Tymur Tsapliienko, Ukrainian refugee, shines light on the effects of war and displacement.
Tymur Tsapliienko, Ukrainian refugee, shines light on the effects of war and displacement.
Young storytellers from around the world share their stories on Films By Kids Season 4.
Rinzin Jurmey shares how Bhutan is preserving traditions while embracing globalization.
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Diya Payal, a teen from India, explores plant biodiversity and sustainable farming.
20-year-old German activist Helena Marschall advocates for climate justice.
Kentucky teen Keith Griffith III shows how beekeeping supports mental wellbeing
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Rinzin Jurmey shares how Bhutan is preserving traditions while embracing globalization.
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Daunnette Moniz-Reyome investigates historical trauma on a Native American reservation.
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Ndèye Fatou Fall shares how cultural shifts in her Senegalese village affected her life.