Posts tagged ‘Born into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids’
December 15, 2010  |  Events & Programs, Film
Talking about Film

Film poster for Born into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids

When you hear teens open a question with “I want to know, ’cause I want to be a director,” you understand why you’re doing what you’re doing—why you choose to stay at work late on Friday evenings, why you spend your time off screening films, why you pour over the DVD extras to learn as much as you can about a film’s context. For years now, artist and educator Alejandro Duran and Anne Morra, an associate curator in MoMA’s Department of Film, have been doing just that to guide young artists in the dissection and interpretation of some of the world’s great films.