About the film
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Born Into Brothels
Release Date: December 08, 2004
|Production Companies||:||Red Light Films, Creative Visions Productions, Sundance Institute, HBO Documentary Films|
|Director||:||Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman|
Documentary depicting the lives of child prostitutes in the red light district of Songachi, Calcutta. Director Zana Briski went to photograph the prostitutes when she met and became friends with their children. Briski began giving photography lessons to the children and became aware that their photography might be a way for them to lead better lives.