THE WALDHEIM WALTZ awarded in Atlanta

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival awards Ruth Beckermann’s 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 one’s own history. The film reveals Austria’s ambivalence in reckoning with its history."
The Building Bridges Jury Prize went to Austrian-Czech-Slovak co-production The interpreter by Martin Šulik
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