Pani Check

A Film by Katalin Ambrus

Synopsis

THE SISTERHOOD OF WATER
Rekha Devi and Zeenat Begum have a problem: the little water in their slum is polluted. German hydrogeologist Theresa Frommen is asked to help. But can illiterate women learn the scientist’s complicated methods? And is she prepared to get involved in the social structures of an Indian slum?

Director

  • Picture of Katalin Ambrus © Diego Arteaga Posada

    Katalin Ambrus

    Born in Romania, Katalin Ambrus is currently mostly living in Berlin. After having worked as a journalist for the public broadcasters ARD, ARTE and rbb and the independent newspaper taz, she is now dedicating herself to artistic and experimental projects and to collaborations with NGOs, currently in India, Ecuador and Colombia. Her interactive web documentary “The Sand Mine” has been shown at many film festivals worldwide, including DOK Leipzig, FIPA Biarritz, the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival or the STIFF Seattle. She has received many awards including the Goldene Kamera Digital Award and she has been nominated for one of the most prestigious awards in Germany: The Grimme Online Award.

Awards + Festivals

  • 46th IAH CONGRESS: GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE - COPING WITH WATER SCARCITY (Official Selection, Malaga, Spain)September 22, 2019

Crew

Director
Katalin Ambrus
Producer
Katalin Ambrus, Theresa Frommen
Director of Photography
Katalin Ambrus
Sound
Katalin Ambrus, Max Nölscher, Paul Königer
Editor
Lucian Busse

Cast

Theresa Frommen
Mohsin Khan
Rekha Devi
Zeenat Begum
Soniya Fatima Khatum

Details

Running Time
52:12 min
Shooting Format
4K, Full HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

Katalin Ambrus
k_ambrus@hotmail.com