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The Resource Born into Brothels, Red Light Films presents, in association with HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films ; a film by Ross Kauffman & Zana Briski ; [directed by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski]

Born into Brothels, Red Light Films presents, in association with HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films ; a film by Ross Kauffman & Zana Briski ; [directed by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski]

Label
Born into Brothels
Title
Born into Brothels
Statement of responsibility
Red Light Films presents, in association with HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films ; a film by Ross Kauffman & Zana Briski ; [directed by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski]
Contributor
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ben
  • eng
  • eng
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
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, 2005.
Cataloging source
WHP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
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
Dewey number
305.30954
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for some sequences of strong language
Language note
English and Bengali dialogue with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
HQ792.I4
LC item number
B67 2005
NLM call number
HQ 792 I4 B67 2005 DVD
PerformerNote
Featuring Zana Briski
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kauffman, Ross
  • Briski, Zana
  • Dreyfous, Geralyn White
  • Boll, Pamela Tanner
  • Baker, Nancy
  • McDowell, John
  • Thinkfilm (Firm)
  • Red Light Films (Firm)
  • HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films
Runtime
83
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Briski, Zana
  • Briski, Zana
  • Children of prostitutes
  • Child photographers
  • Brothels
  • Prostitution
  • Kolkata (India)
  • Brothels
  • Child photographers
  • Children of prostitutes
  • Prostitution
  • Social conditions
  • India
  • India
Technique
live action
Label
Born into Brothels, Red Light Films presents, in association with HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films ; a film by Ross Kauffman & Zana Briski ; [directed by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski]
Link
http://kids-with-cameras.org/bornintobrothels/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 guide ([10] pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocm61502542
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full frame.
Extent
1 videodisc (83 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
821575534253
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
TF-53425
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o61502542
  • (OCoLC)61502542
System details
DVD, Region 1, full frame (4:3); Dolby digital stereo 2.0, Dolby digital surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Born into Brothels, Red Light Films presents, in association with HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films ; a film by Ross Kauffman & Zana Briski ; [directed by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski]
Link
http://kids-with-cameras.org/bornintobrothels/
Publication
Note
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 guide ([10] pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocm61502542
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full frame.
Extent
1 videodisc (83 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
821575534253
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
TF-53425
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o61502542
  • (OCoLC)61502542
System details
DVD, Region 1, full frame (4:3); Dolby digital stereo 2.0, Dolby digital surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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