The Survivor (Teaser)

Kurt Julius Goldstein, contemporary witness of the 20th century, is a resistance fighter, sufferer and survivor. Because he beat up a Stormtrooper he had to flee from Nazi Germany. He emigrated to Palestine - from there he went straight into the Spanish Civil war, fighting for the Republic. Later, he was deported to Auschwitz, where the SS gave him the name "King of the Jews" because he organised his fellow inmates to resist the Nazi terror. he survived not "only" Auschwitz but also a death march and Buchenwald concentration camp where he took part in the liberation of the inmates.

  • Daniel Burkholz
  • Daniel Burkholz
  • Daniel Burkholz
  • Kurt Julius Goldstein
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  • Daniel Burkholz
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    1 minute 13 seconds
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    July 3, 2018
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  • Roadside Dokumentarfilm
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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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My work is my way to take a standpoint.