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

Publication Info. [New York] : Thinkfilm, [2005]


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Edition Full frame.
Description 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide ([10] pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Note Originally released 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.
"Academy Award winner: Best Documentary Feature" -- Container.
Credits Executive producer, Geralyn White Dreyfous ; co-executive producer, Pamela Tanner Boll ; 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 English and Bengali dialogue with English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Briski, Zana.
Children of prostitutes -- India -- Calcutta.
Child photographers -- India -- Calcutta.
Brothels -- India -- Calcutta.
Prostitution -- India -- Calcutta.
Children of prostitutes -- India -- Calcutta -- Video recordings.
Child photographers -- India -- Calcutta -- Video recordings.
Brothels -- India -- Calcutta -- Video recordings.
Prostitution -- India -- Calcutta -- Video recordings.
Kolkata (India) -- Social conditions.
Kolkata (India) -- Social conditions -- Video recordings.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Local Subject Digital video collection.
Added Author Kauffman, Ross.
Briski, Zana.
Dreyfous, Geralyn White.
Boll, Pamela Tanner.
Baker, Nancy.
McDowell, John.
Red Light Films (Firm)
Thinkfilm (Firm)
HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films.
Standard No. 821575534253
Music No. TF-53425 Thinkfilm

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