The films in the DOK.panorama section portray the diversity of current documentary story-telling. 22 out 31 are premiers. Discoveries that have not been seen on German screens.


Österreich 2018 – Director: Ruth Beckermann – Original language: French, English, German

“We acknowledge that he was not in the SA, only his horse was.” When the Nazi past of Kurt Waldheim came to light in 1986 the majority of Austrians saw the accusations against the Austrian People’s Party presidential candidate as an assault on the nation’s honour – and elected him anyway.

English/Original Title: THE WALDHEIM WALTZ. Production: Ruth Beckermann Filmproduktion. Producer: Ruth Beckermann. Length: 93 min. International Sales: Wide House Distribution: Salzgeber & Co Medien GmbH

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