b_a_dxxx (b_a_dxxx) wrote in dalhousie,
b_a_dxxx
b_a_dxxx
dalhousie

SMU Women Centre: First Weekly Film Screening

The SMU Women’s Centre and the International Development Grad Society

Presents a screening of...





Born into Brothels:

Calcutta's Red Light Kids



A 2004 American documentary film about the children of prostitutes in Sonagachi, Kolkata's red light district.



Date: Thursday October 14th

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Location: Burke Building, Theatre B



Description: Briski, a documentary photographer, went to Kolkata (Calcutta) to photograph prostitutes. While there, she befriended their children and offered to teach the children photography to reciprocate being allowed to photograph their mothers. The children were given cameras so they could learn photography and possibly improve their lives. Much of their work was used in the film, and the filmmakers recorded the classes as well as daily life in the red light district.
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments