The series BEST OF FESTS assembles films, that have already been shown at big festivals, that have been awarded with important prizes or have been nominated for an oscar. Eleven out of 23 films are shown in Germany for the first time.


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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  • City 2