Independent Lens - Season 16, Episode 4 - Rotten Tomatoes

Powerless

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A look at the ongoing electricity shortage in Kanpur, India, an industrial town where frequent power outages can last upwards of 15 hours a day. The documentary focuses on a Robin Hood-esque electrician who reroutes wires to deliver electricity to the needy; and the head of the local electric company who is on a mission to stop the theft of electricity.

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