Born into Brothels (Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids)


In India to film a documentary about the sex workers of Kalkota, filmmakers find themselves intrigued by the children of those workers and give them cameras at first so they could record their parents; eventually, however, they make the controversial decision that photography could be a potential route out of poverty for these children.


Childhood, Prostitution, Arts, Labor, Social commentary, Poverty, Social classes, Class conflicts, Cultural appropriation, Primary sources