Waterproof

Waterproof

Two women, two worlds, one occupation: Khawla and Aishe are plumbers in Jordan. When Khawla has to stand trial due to corruption allegations, Aysha is torn between self-realization and loyalty. Will they be able to make their friendship waterproof again after the whirlwind of events?

Aishe, Khawla and Rehab are ladies who have come to make a change. They repair leakages, clean water tanks and show housewives how to handle water properly – in Jordan, one of the driest countries on earth.

Aishe, after losing her husband, was trained by self-assigned first female plumber of Jordan, Khawla Al-Sheikh, in order to be able to solely provide for her three children.

They have been working together in Khawla’s NGO for female plumbers since, and they have become close friends. As Aishe’s 40th birthday is approaching, she shares her dreams of self-realization with Khawla who encourages her to set a goal and go for it. Khawla herself seemingly accomplished everything – until she has to stand trial due to corruption allegations. The reputation of the plumbers organization is suffering as well as Aishe’s and Khawla’s friendship.

Aishe is still determined to earn her living with plumbing. She drums up her own business by taking on jobs in her village and slowly becoming independent. When Khawla needs Aishe to testify for her in court, Aishe is not sure what to do – be loyal to her best friend or focus on her own business?

Credits
Directed and written by
Daniela König
Producers
Stefan Kloos, Michaela Pnacekova, Bianca Laschalt
Cinematography
Patrick Richter
Editor
Alex Bakri
Music
Basel Naouri
Sound
Manja Ebert, Claudia Leder
Director's Assistant
Asmahan Bkerat
Sound Design & Mix
Tobias Adam
Colour Grading
Kay Dombrowsky
Production Companies
Kloos & Co. Ost UG in coproduction with Kloos & Co. Medien