The Waldheim Waltz / Waldheims Walzer - 93'
- Tue, 12/04/2018 - 18:30
Lies. Truth. Alternative Facts. Ruth Beckermann opens one of the most disgraceful pages of the history of politics in this documentary. The portrait of Kurt Waldheim as a former Nazi whose dark past has been revealed after the presidential elections in Austria in 1986.
Born in Vienna. After her studies in Journalism and History of Art in Vienna, Tel Aviv and New York, she obtained her doctorate in Philosophy in 1977 at the University of Vienna. She since contributed as a journalist to several Austrian and Swiss magazines. In 1978 she (co-)founded the distribution company Filmladen. In this period she started to make films and to write books. Since 1985 she works as a writer and filmmaker. Her film “The Dreamed Ones” was selected at many international festivals and won several awards.
2018 Berlin FF; Glasshütte Original Documentary Award
2018 DocAviv FF; Best International Film - Honorable Mention