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My father took part in the invasion of Russia as a member of the Nazi Wehrmacht. Today, the memories of war are still very strong and very present in russian society. This might be a key to a better understanding of "the Russians", to more dialogue, cooperation - and also to peace.

  • Daniel Burkholz
  • Daniel Burkholz
  • Daniel Burkholz
  • Leonid Raikov
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    52 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 1, 2020
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    Russian Federation
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Distribution Information
  • ROADSIDE - Filme mit Courage
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Daniel Burkholz

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 Aborigine's culture in Queensland. He has already been travelling for more than 25 years and in 2005, he founded his company Roadside Dokumentarfilm. Meanwhile, the Roadside docs have been officially selected for more than 70 film festivals around the globe...

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Director Statement

My father was a member of the Nazi Wehrmacht. For me, peaceful cooperation of the people and the nations is a matter of heart.