Born into Brothels (2004)

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  • Born into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids Alternative


Documentary about the children, born to prostitutes in the Calcutta red light district, and what their lives are like. Photographer Zana Briski gives some of the children cameras to take pictures of their surroundings. Some of these pictures are exhibited internationally. Briski tries to find schools for the children, and this proves highly challenging.

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