Ruth Beckermann was born in Vienna where she also spent her childhood. After her studies in journalism and history of art in Vienna, Tel Aviv and New York, she took her degree as Dr.phil in 1977 at the University of Vienna. Since then she has contributed as a journalist to several Austrian and Swiss magazines.
In 1978 she (co-)founded the distribution company filmladen in which she was active for seven years. In this period Ruth Beckermann started to make films and to write books.
Since 1985 she has worked as a writer and filmmaker.
American Passages // 2011
ARENA BESETZT // 1977
AUF AMOL A STREIK // 1978
DER HAMMER STEHT AUF DER WIES´N DA DRAUSSEN // 1981
DIE PAPIERENE BRÜCKE // 1987
EIN FLÜCHTIGER ZUG NACH DEM ORIENT // 1999
HOMEMAD(E) // 2001
JACKSON/MARKER 4AM // 2012
JENSEITS DES KRIEGES // 1996
Mozart Enigma (Mozart Minute 10) // 2006
NACH JERUSALEM // 1990
The Mozart Minute // 2006
Those Who Go Those Who Stay // 2013
WIEN RETOUR // 1983
Zorros Bar Mizwa // 2006
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