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    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...

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    Dir. Ruth Beckermann, Josef Aichholzer - 1983 - Austria

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    Dir. Ruth Beckermann - 1987 - Austria

    Ruth Beckermann’s exploration of her own family past is both the story of the Central European Jews and a history of the region. Her journey takes her from Vienna, where her grandmother lived in hiding during the war amongst the Nazis by posing as a deaf-mut...