August 16, 2005
Premiere of Academy Award Winning Documentary, Born into Brothels, on HBO and Cinemax.

On August 16. 2005, the Academy Award winner for Best Documentary Feature premiered on HBO and Cinemax. The film, by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski documents the lives of children living in the Red Light District of Calcutta, India. In the film, the children were given their own cameras that they used to document their daily lives, and the results were unbelievable.

Visit for more information on the film and to view the children’s pictures