Ruth Beckermann

Ruth Beckermann


I enter into a close relationship with the people in front of the camera, even if it is only for a short time, it's almost like a love story. Analytic reflection comes before and after.    


Ruth Beckermann was born in Vienna. She studied Journalism and History of Art in Vienna, Tel Aviv and New York, after which she obtained her doctorate in Philosophy at the University of Vienna. Along with Josef Aichholzer and Franz Grafl, she co-founded the Filmladen distribution company in 1978. She was involved with the company for seven years, and her first films and books date from that period. Her latest feature, THE WALDHEIM WALTZ, premiered at the Berlinale Forum 2018. 

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