The Waldheim Waltz

Category: documentary
Director: Ruth Beckermann
Country: Austria
Year: 2018
Length: 93'
Production Status: completed


Lies. Truth. Alternative Facts. The film analyses the uncovering of former UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim's wartime past by the World Jewish Congress. Created from archival material THE WALDHEIM WALTZ reveals a turning point in Austrian political culture via the successful use of anti-Semitism and populist propaganda.
Selected Awards and Festivals: Berlinale, Glasshutte Original Documentary Award; DocAviv Film Festival, Honorable Mention; Sheffield International Documentary Festival.

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