The Resource Born into brothels, a film by Ross Kauffman & Zana Briski ; Thinkfilm in association with HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films ; executive producer, Geralyn White Dreyfous ; co-executive producer, Pamela Tanner Boll, (videorecording)

Born into brothels, a film by Ross Kauffman & Zana Briski ; Thinkfilm in association with HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films ; executive producer, Geralyn White Dreyfous ; co-executive producer, Pamela Tanner Boll, (videorecording)

Label
Born into brothels
Title
Born into brothels
Statement of responsibility
a film by Ross Kauffman & Zana Briski ; Thinkfilm in association with HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films ; executive producer, Geralyn White Dreyfous ; co-executive producer, Pamela Tanner Boll
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • engben
  • eng
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
CPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographers, Ross Kauffman, Zana Briski ; editors, Nancy Baker, Ross Kauffman ; music, John McDowell
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R (some sequences of strong language)
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • In English and Bengali with English subtitles
PerformerNote
Featuring Zana Briski
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kauffman, Ross
  • Briski, Zana
  • Dreyfous, Geralyn White
  • Boll, Pamela Tanner
  • Baker, Nancy
  • McDowell, John
  • Thinkfilm (Firm)
  • HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films
  • Red Light Films
  • Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Runtime
83
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children of prostitutes
  • Prostitution
  • Child photographers
  • Calcutta (India)
  • Briski, Zana
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Born into brothels, a film by Ross Kauffman & Zana Briski ; Thinkfilm in association with HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films ; executive producer, Geralyn White Dreyfous ; co-executive producer, Pamela Tanner Boll, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, full screen version
  • Documentary
  • "Red Light Films"--Container
  • Program content: c2004
  • "Catalog no. 18438"--Disc label
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm61483461
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (83 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
18438
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; Dolby digitial stereo 2.0, Dolby digital surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Born into brothels, a film by Ross Kauffman & Zana Briski ; Thinkfilm in association with HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films ; executive producer, Geralyn White Dreyfous ; co-executive producer, Pamela Tanner Boll, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, full screen version
  • Documentary
  • "Red Light Films"--Container
  • Program content: c2004
  • "Catalog no. 18438"--Disc label
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm61483461
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (83 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
18438
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; Dolby digitial stereo 2.0, Dolby digital surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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