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Born into brothels [videorecording] / a film by Ross Kauffman & Zana Briski ; Thinkfilm in association with HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films
DVDs DVDs | Lion's Gate Home Entertainment | c2004 | Full screen version.
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Imprint
Santa Monica, Calif. : Lion's Gate Home Entertainment, c2004.
Edition
Full screen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (83 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 and stereo. surround.
Note
In English and Bengali with English subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Performer
Featuring Zana Briski.
Credits
Directors, Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski ; cinematographers, Ross Kauffman, Zana Briski ; editors, Nancy Baker, Ross Kauffman ; music, John McDowell.
Note
Originally released as a documentary motion picture in 2004.
Awards
Academy Awards, 2005: Best documentary feature.
Audience
MPAA rating: R; for some sequences of strong language.
Summary
While living in thered 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.
Note
Special features: directors' commentary ; video commentary by the kids ; deleted scenes ; a 3-year update ; interview with Charlie Rose ; Academy Award acceptance speech ; theatrical trailer.
Local Note
MW, 9-05
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ISBN/ISSN
031398184386| 00
Music #
18438 Lions Gate Home Entertainment
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