The Beach - Paradise Lost

...the beach...paradise lost...especially in the last 10 - 15 years, the beaches of Southeast Asia and elsewhere have been overcrowded by millions and millions of tourists, and of course also locals, destroying the coral reefs, polluting the ocean, erasing marine life with plastic pollution, dynamite fishing etc. If there won't be a change, the point of no return will be missed.

  • Daniel Burkholz
  • Daniel Burkholz
  • Daniel Burkholz
  • Daniel Burkholz
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Human Issues
  • Completion Date:
    January 24, 2018
  • Country of Filming:
    Brazil, Indonesia
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Distribution Information
  • Roadside Dokumentarfilm
    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 festivals around the world...

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Director Statement

I am moved by the dramatic changes I had to witness in Indonesia and elsewhere between 1992 and 2017,