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Josef Aichholzer & Ruth Beckermann & Franz Grafl – Arena besetzt AKA Arena Squatted (1977)

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Based on material that emerged during the occupation of the arena in the summer of 1976, the film shows the organization of collective work, the negotiations with the city and community and finally the demolition of the buildings. Read More »

Josef Aichholzer & Ruth Beckermann – Wien retour AKA Return to Vienna (1983)

Franz West (1909-85) remembers his youth in Vienna: the variety of the Jewish population of the so called Matzah-Island, his commitment to the worker’s movement of the Red Vienna and the rise of Austro-fascism and National Socialism. West’s masterly narration combined with impressing archive footage illustrate and elucidate the complex Austrian history between WW1 and WW2. Read More »