Scene from the film Fat Kathy
Scene from the film Fat Kathy
Scene from the film Fat Kathy

Fat Kathy

  • Poland
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In the city water pump there are 8 clams. The lives of millions of people depend on them. In case of contamination of water supply, the clams will close and automatically shut off the water for the city. The main scientist-malacologist watches over the system's operation. The film is a philosophical essay on dependence people from nature and the world around them.


  • Original title
    Gruba Kaśka
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Julia Pełka
  • DOP
    Szymon Kluz
  • Editing
    Julia Pełka, Andrzej Czarnecki
  • Duration
    15 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Poland
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 2020, Canada, 2020
    • Warsaw Film Festival, Poland, 2019
    • Nature Film Festival, Austria, 2020
    • 13th Annual Imagine Science Film Festival, USA, 2020
    • 18th BOGOSHORTS Bogotá Short Film Festival, Columbia, 2020 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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