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407 Ratings

Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids

Directed by Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman
United States, 2004
Documentary

Synopsis

In this gripping and gritty Academy-Award winning documentary, photojournalists/ documentarians Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman chronicle their journey into the seedy Red Light District of Calcutta, India.

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Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids Directed by Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2005 | Winner: Best Documentary, Features

Sundance Film Festival

2004 | Winner: Documentary (Audience Award)

Independent Spirit Awards

2005 | Winner: Truer Than Fiction Award

National Board of Review

2004 | 2 wins including: Best Documentary

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