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Title Born into brothels [videorecording] / Red Light Films, in association with Thinkfilm and HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films ; directed by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski.

Imprint [New York] : Thinkfilm, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    779.25 BOR    Available
Edition Full frame.
Description 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: director's commentary with Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski; special video commentary by the kids watching selected scenes of the film; 7 deleted scenes; "reconnecting" - an update of the kids 3 years later (9 min.); Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski interview segment with Charlie Rose (6 min.); Academy Award acceptance speech; production stills; about Kids with Cameras; theatrical trailer.
Credits Cinematography, Ross Kauffman, Zana Briski ; editors, Nancy Baker and Ross Kauffman ; music by, John McDowell.
Performer Featuring Zana Briski.
Summary While living in the red light district of Calcutta, documenting life in the brothels, New York-based photographer Zana Briski embarked on a project by which she gave cameras to the children of prostitutes and taught them photography, awakening within them hidden talent and creativity and giving them a means to transform their lives.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for some sequences of strong language.
System Details DVD; Region 1; Dolby digitial stereo 2.0, Dolby digital surround 5.1.
Language Closed-captioned.
English and Bengali dialogue with English subtitles.
Publications Academy Awards (2005): Best documentary
Subject Briski, Zana.
Children of prostitutes -- India -- Calcutta.
Child photographers -- India -- Calcutta.
Brothels -- India -- Calcutta.
Prostitution -- India -- Calcutta.
Calcutta (India) -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Kauffman, Ross.
Briski, Zana.
Dreyfous, Geralyn White.
Boll, Pamela Tanner.
Baker, Nancy.
McDowell, John. 1943-
Red Light Films (Firm)
Thinkfilm (Firm)
HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films.
Standard No. 821575534253
Music No. TF-53425 Thinkfilm

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