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The Teatro Oficina Story (Teaser)

The brasilian Teatro Oficina and its ensemble has always been a motor for change in brasilian society and also abroad. The multicultural theatre, together with director Zé Celso has been and is working and fighting for human and civil rights since decades. But in today's Brasil under the far right proto fascist governement of Mr. Bolsonaro, how can such an institution carry on, how ill they deak with the change in politics and society.

  • Daniel Burkholz
    Director
  • Daniel Burkholz
    Writer
  • Daniel Burkholz
    Producer
  • Daniel Burkholz
    Photographer
  • Film Type:
    Documentary
  • Genres:
    Politics, Human Issues, Theatre
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2018
  • Country of Filming:
    Brazil
  • Film Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16 9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Distributor Information
  • Roadside Dokumentarfilm
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. In 2005, he founded his company "Roadside Dokumentarfilm - Courageous Docs". The Roadside docs have already been officialy selected for more than 70 festivals around the world...

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Director Statement

Teatro Oficina and I met at the Volksbühne in Berlin. there I orchestrated a theatre play together with Zé Celso, the ensemble's director.