The Waldheim Waltz

2018
 
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The Waldheim Waltz
Not Rated Menemsha Films | Release Date: October 19, 2018
Summary: Ruth Beckermann documents the process of uncovering former UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim’s wartime past. It shows the swift succession of new allegations by the World Jewish Congress during his Austrian presidential campaign, the denial by the Austrian political class, the outbreak of anti-Semitism and patriotism, which finally led toRuth Beckermann documents the process of uncovering former UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim’s wartime past. It shows the swift succession of new allegations by the World Jewish Congress during his Austrian presidential campaign, the denial by the Austrian political class, the outbreak of anti-Semitism and patriotism, which finally led to his election. Created from international archive material and what Beckermann shot at the time, the film shows that history repeats itself time and time again. [Menemsha Films] Expand
Director: Ruth Beckermann
Genre(s): History, Documentary
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 93 min
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