"Born into Brothels" and me: Saturday in Bellevue, WA

Get ready for Super Bowl Sunday with...Dreams of Our ChildhoodI've been invited to join a panel discussion of Born into Brothels after it is featured in this film festival on Saturday afternoon.Will you be there too?Born into Brothels is in my Top 5 of 2005. If you haven't seen it, you should.Here are the festival details: UPC and First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue have teamed up again for the second FilmFest on February 3-4 at Bellevue Christian School and February 16-18 … [Read more...]

"Born into Brothels" on DVD!

If you haven't seen this film, you've missed out. Born into Brothels isn't just a great film. It's the kind of film that could change the way you live. So be proceed with caution.It's out on DVD this week. I was overjoyed to find several copies on the New Release shelf at my neighborhood Hollywood Video, which means it won't be hard for you to find it.Best of all, the DVD has several bonus features, including updates on how the "central characters" are doing today. Since to watch the … [Read more...]

Specials: Born into Brothels exhibit in NY.

Today's specials:The New York Times reports on the Kids with Cameras exhibit. If you've seen Born Into Brothels, you'll want to see this...Peter T. Chattaway groans over The Great Raid. (But Phil Boatwright at Crosswalk calls it the best film he's seen all year. Hmmm.)Todd Hertz swallows The Skeleton Key and chokes.Carolyn Arends honors Saint Ralph.A priest decides to use The Matrix to make faith appealing... about five years behind the trend.Arcade Fire … [Read more...]

The new issue of Response and "Born Into Brothels"

Enjoy the new issue of Response, which features my review of Born into Brothels. … [Read more...]

If You’ve Seen Born into Brothels

... then I suspect this will boggle your mind. It boggled mind. … [Read more...]

Don’t Let the Title Scare You

Born into Brothels, filmed in the red light district of Calcutta, sounds like a nightmare. And, in some ways, it is. But it's also joyful, funny, delightful, full of surprises, and packed with characters you'll want to throw your arms around.It's also real. … [Read more...]