Saving Rehana

The riveting story of a young woman from Gujarat/India. Opressed and beaten up by her violent husband, she finally breaks out...

  • Daniel Burkholz
    Director
  • Sybille Fezer
    Director
  • Daniel Burkholz
    Writer
  • Sybille Fezer
    Writer
  • Daniel Burkholz
    Producer
  • Daniel Burkholz
    Camera
  • Sybille Fezer
    Camera
  • Rehana Ansari
    Key Cast
  • Nimisha Desai
    Key Cast
  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 5, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    Germany
  • Country of Filming:
    India
  • Film Language:
    Gujarati
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Distributor Information
  • Roadside Dokumentarfilm
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Daniel Burkholz, Sybille Fezer

Daniel Burkholz is an award winning filmmaker. He first worked as journalist for newspaper and radio, as editor of a scientific magazine and also as photographer. Later, he worked in the fields of environment protection, education, human and civil rights. After an intermezzo as divemaster he studied the culture of the Sinai nomads, the Nomads of the Great Thar desert, and the Queensland Aborigines. In 2005, he founded his company "Roadside Dokumentarfilm - Courageous Docs". His films are shown by non-governmental-organisations, civil society foundations, political activists and political parties in numerous countries. The Roadside docs have already been officialy selected for more than 70 festivals around the world...

Sybille Fezer was first working some years as a journalist before heading to Sao Paulo/Brasil, where she was doing community development and human rights work for more than 7 years. After returning to Germany, she studied social education. She is executive member of the board at the women´s and human rights organization medica mondiale which was awarded with the alternative nobel prize (right livelihood award). Her work on all continents led the conflict reseacher and passionate fighter for women´s and human rights to becoming a filmmaker also.

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Director Statement

Filmmaking is out tool to take a standpoint.