Ruth Beckermann (Austria)

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.

Filmography

  • 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

Doc Alliance Members

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