Hannes Jaenicke: Operation Cheetah

Wild animals as pets? Cheetahs in a German backyard? Incredibly, both are totally legal. Not the only bizarre facts that Hannes Jaenicke uncovers in his latest documentary. Worldwide, there are only some 7,000 cheetahs left in the wild.

Director: Judith Adlhoch

Judith Adlhoch
(born 1967 in Munich)

Having grown up in Portugal, she studied drama, history and philosophy in Vienna.
In television broadcasting since 1988, she founded her own production company Tango Film GmbH with her partner, cinematographer Mark Strobel. Development and production of television formats for different broadcasting corporations with a focus on information, nature and travel films. Since 1993 she is producer and presenter of the travel film series Voxtours on channel Vox.
Judith Adlhoch and her travel documentaries have been nominated for and awarded various prizes, e.g. Deutscher Telestar (1996), Silberner Kompass (2003), Goldener Kompass (2004, 2005, 2006), Columbus Sonderpreis (2007).
Engagement in charity: Childrens Aid "Hilfsaktion SOS für Kinder" (VOX, 2004); "Womens World Award" (with Mikhail Gorbachev 2004); since 2005 she is World Vision's ambassador for education, supporting projects in Swaziland, Mali and Ethiopia.
In September 2005 Judith Adlhoch gave birth to Rocco Maria Strobel. Becoming a mother was and still is the most beautiful enrichment of her life.

Director: Eva-Maria Gfirtner

43 Min.
SUB: English
Director: Judith Adlhoch, Eva-Maria Gfirtner
Script: Judith Adlhoch und Eva Maria Gfirtner
Cinematography: Markus Strobel
Editing: Jan-Philipp Stahl
Narrator: Hannes Jaenicke und Judith Adlhoch
Editor: Renate Marel (ZDF)
Producer: Tango Film GmbH
Website URL: www.tangofilm.de