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Seattle filmmaker explains how a mysterious Channel 3 changed his life in communist Russia

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Bill Radke speaks with Wes Hurley, co-director of the award-winning autobiographical documentary short Little Potato. Hurley explains the hardships of growing up gay in Russia and the mysterious Channel 3 which began broadcasting American films, giving his family hope as they struggled to make it to America. He also discusses the culture shock of moving from Vladivostok to Seattle in the late 90s. 

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