Born into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids is a 2004 American documentary film about the children of prostitutes in Sonagachi, Kolkata's red light district. The widely acclaimed film, written and directed by Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman, won a string of accolades including the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2004. Briski, a documentary photographer, went to Calcutta to photograph prostitutes. While there, she befriended their children and offered to teach the children photography to reciprocate being allowed to photograph their mothers. The children were given cameras so...
|Release date:||January 17, 2004|
|Directed by:||Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman|
|Producer:||Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman|
|Editor:||Ross Kauffman, Nancy Baker|
|Music by:||John McDowell|
|Cinematography:||Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman|
|Screenplay by:||Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman|