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

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Subjects: Children of prostitutes--India--Kolkata
Child photographers--India--Kolkata
Brothels--India--Kolkata
Prostitution--India--Kolkata
Kolkata (India)--Social conditions
Documentary films
Films for the hearing impaired
Briski, Zana
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, Bengali (translated from), Summary is in English, Bengali
Audience: MPAA rating: R; for some sequences of strong language
Edition: Full frame
Published: [New York] : Thinkfilm, [2005], c2004
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide ([10] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Additional Authors: Kauffman, Ross
Briski, Zana
Baker, Nancy
McDowell, John, 1943-
Red Light Films (Firm)
Thinkfilm (Firm)
HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films
Notes: UPC: 821575534253
Videorecording number: TF-53425
DVD; Region 1; Dolby digitial stereo 2.0, Dolby digital surround 5.1
Closed-captioned. English and Bengali dialogue with subtitles in English
Featuring Zana Briski
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
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
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
MPAA rating: R; for some sequences of strong language
OCLC Number: 61502542
ISBN/ISSN: 8215755342
TF-53425