Živá Voda
The Living Water

new film type fiction Production Country Germany, Slovakia production year 2022 runtime 21'43
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.78:1 (16:9) sound format Mono languages Arabisch, Deutsch, Slowakisch Subtitles Englisch

In order to renew her passport, Tereza drives to the spa town where she grew up. Surrounded by tourists, she is neither a guest nor a resident of the city. She meets a young man. He is the only one who notices when she vanishes again.

director Sandra Makhlouf Produktion / Production Tereza Tokárová Bildgestaltung / DOP Lucia Kovalova Tongestaltung / Sound Design Nikoloz Mamatsashvili Drehbuch / Script Sandra Makhlouf Schnitt / Editing Sandra Makhlouf film school Hochschule für Bildende Künste Hamburg
2022 Abschlussfilm HFBK Film Preis der Hamburgischen Kulturstiftung 2022
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Sandra Makhlouf

Sandra Makhlouf, born 1997 into a Czechoslovak-Syrian household in Slovakia. Since 2012 she has lived in Germany. In 2017 she began her studies at the HFBK Hamburg under Professor Angela Schanelec. Her thesis film ŽIVÁ VODA was awarded the HFBK Prize of the Hamburg Cultural Foundation.

2020 Best Away
2021 Mittwoch
2022 Živá Voda