Acud Studio will host the screening of "Pani Check" and "Pani Doctors", respectively documentary and short film examining water investigation and women empowerment in slums of India.
Pani Check – A story of women empowerment in slums of India, where water supply is a challenge every day. It shows a contrasting picture of scientific research and its impacts on the social structures. An interdisciplinary documentary film project.
Pani Doctors – This short film about groundwater monitoring is developed by the director, the scientist and the Indian women. A participatory film project and an educational musical.
In presence of the director, the scientist and protagonists.
... is an independent filmmaker living in Berlin experimenting with different forms of documentary filmmaking. For her last work she has been nominated for the Grimme Online Award amongst others and she has received many awards, like the Goldene Kamera Online Award.
... is an hydrogeologist at Freie Universität Berlin, Hydrogeology Group, has lived in India for 1.5 years doing research on how to include social aspects into groundwater projects.