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Ruth Beckermann – Waldheims Walzer AKA The Waldheim Waltz (2018)

A film about truth and lies or “alternative facts”. About individual and collective consciousness.  

“Waldheim no, Waldheim no” shouts a crowd in the center of Vienna in 1986. Ruth Beckermann was one of the activists trying to prevent the election of Kurt Waldheim and documented the political events with her camera. More than 30 years later she goes back into her own archive and additionally uses international TV-material to analyse this turning point in Austrian political culture.  Read More »