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Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine

Through a colorful mosaic of stories, this documentary film aims to demystify the world-famous French winemaking region and offers a rare insider glimpse into the lives of the passionate people working in Burgundy's wine industry.

  • Rudi Goldman
    Aviary: Alwin Nikolas Dance Theatre, Curtains Up: Broadway & London, Affair In The Air, Sports Illustrated: The First 25 Years
  • Rudi Goldman
    Aviary: Alwin Nikolas Dance Theatre, Curtains Up: Broadway & London, Affair In The Air
  • Lydia Boeken
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  • Genres:
    French wine, French food, French Culture, Burgundy, Lifestyle
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 26 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 16, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    144,000 EUR
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    English, French
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Director Biography - Rudi Goldman

My early work includes the production of many successful and award-winning television programs from Los Angeles, New York, London and Hilversum. In the mid-90s, I served as Director of Programming for Walt Disney company Buena Vista Productions in London.

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Director Statement

Regarding documentary productions, I produced & directed the 1st ever documentary "Affair in the Air," about the annual Experimental Aircraft Association event at Oshkosh, Wisconsin, creating a critically acclaimed national television program for US Public Television.

Also from Wisconsin public TV, I produced and directed the "Aviary: Alwin Nikolais Dance Theatre" - Performance/documentary about the creation of this new work, produced for PBS. It won a Bronze Hugo at the Chicago International Film Festival.

I also produced & directed the documentary "Curtains Up: Broadway & London," comparing theatre in the West End & Broadway, winning the International Film & TV Festival of New York award for best documentary.

When working in New York, I directed "Sports Illustrated: The First 25 Years" Special with James Caan for HBO. The program won an ACE Award.