Web site: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens
Episode description: In recent years, the ancient art of sumo wrestling has seen increasing numbers of foreigners rise to the top of its professional ranks. From Hawaii to Atlantic City, the experiences of American wrestlers provide an entertaining glimpse at the past, present, and future of sumo, revealing how this former bastion of Japanese tradition is grappling with globalizing Western forces. [cc]
Rating: [TV-PG] (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Series Information: Independent Lens
No Upcoming Airdates.
- KET: Sunday, June 13, 2004 at midnight EDT
- KET2: Wednesday, June 9, 2004 at 3:00 am EDT
- KET2: Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at 10:00 pm EDT
First aired: Tuesday, June 8, 2004 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)
Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens
Price available upon request.
Some films from the series are available from other sources; see notes for specific episodes.
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