BORN IN BROTHELS

By Zana BRISKI, Ross KAUFFMAN

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL - as FEST

Documentary - Completed 2004


Festivals
& Awards

Sundance Film Festival 2020
From The Collection
    • Year of production
    • 2004
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, BENGALI
    • Duration
    • 85 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Zana BRISKI, Ross KAUFFMAN
    • Synopsis
    • Directors Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman chronicle the amazing transformation of several children growing up in Calcutta’s red-light district. Briski, a professional photographer living in and documenting the brothels, is inspired by the children’s curiosity with her camera and gives them photography lessons and cameras of their own, igniting the latent spark of artistic creativity within them. The cameras empower them to document and share their world, and their photographs are a testimony to the power of the indelible creative spirit.