The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival awards Ruth Beckermanns The Waldheim Waltz with the
Documentary Jury Prize
"... The juxtaposition of intimate and political narratives encourages audiences to draw modern day parallels. These parallels
are instrumental in that they generate an inspection of consequences as they apply to society and to ones own history.
The film reveals Austrias ambivalence in reckoning with its history."
The Building Bridges Jury Prize went to Austrian-Czech-Slovak co-production The interpreter by Martin ulik
Striking imagery, troubling revelations and one remarkable plot twist at the end offer a fresh look at the still-difficult
work of coming to terms with past atrocities", stated the jury