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Marathon Boy (2010) 98min: follows four-year-old Budhia, rescued from poverty by Biranchi Das, a larger-than-life judo coach and operator of an orphanage for slum children in the eastern Indian state of Orissa. When Budhia displays an uncommon talent for long-distance running, Biranchi nurtures his gift, heralding him as a folk hero for the impoverished masses, and maybe even for India itself. But after golden child... Watch FREE Here:

Somer’s life is everything she imagined it would be – starting her career as a physician and newly married in San Francisco -- until she makes the devastating discovery she will never be able to have children. The same year in India, a poor mother makes the heartbreaking choice to save her newborn daughter’s life by giving her away. It is a decision that will haunt Kavita for the rest of her life and cause a ripple effect that travels across the world and back again. couldn't put this book…

Please Vote for Me (2007) 55min: is probably the funniest documentary I've ever seen. It's about third graders in china running for hall monitor and things get intense!!

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers was written by Katherine Boo. Katherine Boo lived in the slums of India to capture the stories of the people struggling to survive there.

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Behind Beautiful Forevers

New Yorker journalist and Pulitzer prize winner Katherine Boo has written a captivating book about modern day India and the varying experiences between the rich and the poor.

Seven years in the making, Sacred Games is an epic of exceptional richness and power. Vikram Chandra's novel draws the reader deep into the life of Inspector Sartaj Singh—and into the criminal underworld of Ganesh Gaitonde, the most wanted gangster in India.