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Born into brothels

Author: Ross Kauffman; Zana Briski
Publisher: [United States] : TH!NKFilm, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tribute to the resiliency of childhood and the restorative power of art, 'Born into brothels', is a portrait of several children who live in Calcutta's red light district, where their mothers work as prostitutes. Spurred by the kids' fascination with her camera, Zana Briski, a New York-based photographer living in the brothels and documenting life there, decides to teach them photography.
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Genre/Form: DVD - Video discs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Kauffman; Zana Briski
OCLC Number: 225219977
Language Note: English and Bengali with English subtitles.
Credits: Directed by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski.
Performer(s): Featuring Zana Briski.
Awards: Winner of the 77th annual Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: a film by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski.

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A tribute to the resiliency of childhood and the restorative power of art, 'Born into brothels', is a portrait of several children who live in Calcutta's red light district, where their mothers work as prostitutes. Spurred by the kids' fascination with her camera, Zana Briski, a New York-based photographer living in the brothels and documenting life there, decides to teach them photography.

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