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Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids

Rating:R (for some sequences of strong language)
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:December 8, 2004
Running time:149 minutes
Cast:Avigit, Gour, Puja, Kochi, Manik
Director:Ross Kauffman, Zana Briski
Producer:Ross Kauffman, Zana Briski
Distributor:Think Film

Description: This film is a portrait of a group of unforgettable children in Calcutta's red light district. Feisty, resilient and wickedly funny, they are the children of prostitutes. Trying to evade a doomed future, they embark on a transformational journey with New York-based photographer Zana Briski, who teaches them how to take pictures with cameras she provides. This humorous and heartfelt story portrays the power of art and the courage of those willing to change their own lives.

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