MASALA CHAI


Documentary – 2017, 63 minutes

 

A documentary film showing the daily routine of five tea makers from different social backgrounds all over India.

At the Azadpur Market in Delhi, in an upper-class teahouse in Pune, at an Indian film set near Mumbai, in the ancient streets of Kolkata and at the tea growing station Darjeeling five protagonists have one thing in common: they prepare Indians most popular drink, Masala Chai. But their daily routine differs a lot. Masala Chai gives us a deep insight into the life of five tea makers. An emotional and informative documentary film about the social conditions, contrasts and traditions of India.

Director / Editor: Marco Hülser

Camera: Shamin Kulkarni

Sound: Gowryrahm Mohan

Music: Max Clouth

Colorist: Robin Jünkersfeld

Executive Producer: Yogesh Jagam

Co-Producer: Ketaki Narayan & Enkelejd Lluca

Production: Vembar Films

05.2019 – 18. Imagine India International Film Festival – Competition
03.2019 – Indian Film Week Weiterstadt – Official Selection
01.2018 – Shorts.TV – TV Broadcasting, online release (South Asia)
01.2019 – UR Sweden – TV Broadcasting, online release (Sweden)
11.2018 – 10. New Generations Indian Film Festival – Official Selection
06.2018 – 6. Movie Nisville Summit – Competition
07.2018 – 15. Indian Film Festival Stuttgart – Official Selection
07.2018 – 7. Carmarthen Film Festival – Competition
04.2018 – 41. Grenzland-Filmtage – Audience Award Winner
04.2018 – Hessischer Rundfunk – TV Broadcasting
04.2018 – Pakistan International Filmfestival – Competition
11.2017 – North Carolina Film Award – Winner
11.2017 – 3. Sierra International Film Weekend – Competition
11.2017 – 21. Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival – Competition
02.2017 – Hessen Talents – Pitching 67. Berlin International Film Filmfestival
02.2017 – BETS Pitching-Event – Winner
11.2015 – Hessische Rundfunk Filmförderung – Production
11.2015 – Film Grants of the state Hessen – Production