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  • Arena Squatted

    Dir. Ruth Beckermann, Franz Grafl, Josef Aichholzer - 1977 - Austria

    A derelict slaughterhouse in Vienna hosts cabaret shows by the Vienna Festival in 1975. As the shows come to an end in 1976, the audience are encouraged to stay and squat the buildings to prevent their destruction. ARENA SQUAT...

  • Suddenly, A Strike

    Dir. Ruth Beckermann, Josef Aichholzer - 1977 - Austria

    In the Semperit tyre factory, the only strike after World War II takes place in May 1978, lasting for three weeks. The film shows the course of the strike in interviews, photos, graphics and talks at a pub; it draws attention to the positio...

  • The Steel Hammer Out There On The Grass

    Dir. Ruth Beckermann, Josef Aichholzer, Michael Stejskal - 1981 - Austria

    On March 28th, 1981, 10.000 people in the city of Judenburg take to the streets to fight for their jobs at the steel plant that is threatened with closure. The film shows how the international steel crisis affected Austria...