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Roadside Dokumentarfilm


Daniel Burkholz is an award winning filmmaker, producer and lawyer. He worked as editor of a scientific magazine. Later, he worked as leading officer in the fields of environment protection and education. After an intermezzo as divemaster, he studied the nomad's culture of the Sinai, the Great Thar desert, and the Aborigine's culture in Queensland. In 2005, Daniel Burkholz founded Roadside Dokumentarfilm. The United Nations and human rights organizations in many countries use Roadside docs for their work. More over, the films have been officially selected for more than 100 film festivals, fests and film series around the world.  

Der preisgekrönte Filmemacher, Produzent und Rechtsassessor Daniel Burkholz war langjährig im Umweltschutz- und Bildungsbereich und auch als Rechtsanwalt tätig. Nach einem Intermezzo als Divemaster studierte er die Kultur der Nomaden des Sinai, der Großen Thar Wüste und der Aborigines in Queensland. Daniel Burkholz gründete 2005 seine Firma Roadside Dokumentarfilm. Die Vereinten Nationen und Menschenrechtsorganisationen in vielen Ländern nutzen die Roadside-Filme für ihre Arbeit. Die Filme wurden bereits für über 100 Filmfestivals, Filmfeste und Filmreihen in aller Welt augewählt.  


Half a Million Public Enemies

Soon to come -"Half a Million Public Enemies" - Shortly after the end of Wolrd War II, in Germany many former Nazi officers were in power again in secret service, police and justice. They persecuted all Leftists and peace activists - among them even former resistance fighters - and sent 10.000 of them to prison. Director and Camera: Daniel Burkholz, Editor and Postproducer: Jan-Malte Enning; Runtime: 60 min., HD, 16:9, Germany 2018 Source Photos Poster: Manfred A. Tripp; Photograph...

Teatro Oficina, Brasilian Theatre at its Best

Brasilian actress and musician Leticia Coura and filmmaker Daniel Burkholz performing at Teatro Oficina. ...

The Visit of the Unknown Filmfan

The visit of the unknown filmfan. By Heike Geisweid ...

The Visit of the Unknown Filmfan

The visit of the unknown filmfan. ...

Roadside Dokumentarfilm on Research

Roadside Dokumentarfilm on Research ...

Women for Justice at Auroville Film Festival

Women for Justica at Auroville Film Festival. ...

"Women for Justice" - The Power of Solidarity - A film by Daniel Burkholz and Sybille Fezer.

Meanwhile, the Women for Justice have established more than 50 women's courts in Gujarat/India. (Photo by Sybille Fezer)   ...

Roadside Dokumentarfilm Masterschool

Roadside Dokumentarfilm Masterschool - New Workshop in March 2018 ...

Turkey on the Road to Dictatorship - Erdogan NO PASARAN

Turkey on the road to dictatorship - Erdogan NO PASARAN. A cineastic comment by Roadside Dokumentarfilm ...

Roadside DocFilm Masterschool - Instructive and Inspiring

Roadside DocFilm Masterschool had its premiere at inspiring Peleponnisos International Documentary Film Festival.   ...

Roadside Research Journey in Indonesia

In an Indonesia drifting towards islamification, Bali seems to be the last stronghold of liberty. ...

NO PASARAN at EM Egypt Film Festival

We are happy to announce that NO PASARAN has been officialy selected for AM Egypt Film Festival. ...

Women for Justice at AM Egypt Film Festival

We are happy to announce that Women for Justice has been officially selected for AM Egypt Film Festival 2017. ...

NO PASARAN in Greece

More than 70% voted for right wing  and Neo Nazi Parties at the last elections - this is the situation in some regions in Southern Greece. So, the Roadside film  NO PASARAN was at the right place, when being shown there. ...

Roadside Masterschool

The Roadside Masterschool at Peloponnes International Documentary Festival was overcrowded, when the filmmakers Daniel Burkholz and Sybille Fezer gave  insights in their work and shared their knowledge with the students. ...

Roadside at Peloponnes International Documentary Festival

The Roadside films NO PASARAN and Women for Justice received a very warm welcome and lots of applause at Peloponnes International Documentary Festival. ...

NO PASARAN Shortlisted

Great News: NO PASARAN has been shortlisted at UK International Veterans Film Festival.   ...

NO PASARAN at Peloponissos International Documentary Film Festival

The Roadside film NO PASARAN has also been officially selected for Peloponissos International Documentary Film Festival. We feel very honoured.   ...

Roadside Festival tour Continues

We are very happy to announce that Women for Justice has been officially selected by Peloponissos International Documentary Film Festival.     ...


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Roadside Dokumentarfilm - Courageous Docs

Roadside Dokumentarfilm, founden 2005 by Daniel Burkholz, is an independent film production company, based in Cologne and Bochum/ Germany. We focus on social, political or cultural subjects that are often not in the center of the public interest. The engagement for human and civil rights is our concern. Filmmaking is for us a means to take a standpoint;

Roadside Dokumentarfilm, gegründet 2005 von Daniel Burkholz, ist eine unabhängige Filmproduktionsfirma mit Sitz in Köln und Bochum. In unseren Filmen setzen wir soziale, politische oder kulturelle Themen ins Bild, die oft nicht im Zentrum des öffentlichen Interesses liegen. Der Einsatz für Menschen- und Bürgerrechte ist uns wichtig und das Filmemachen ist für uns ein Mittel, um Position zu beziehen;

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