Director / Director: Ruth Beckermann

Fotografía / Cinematography: Nurith Aviv

Edición / Editing: Gertraud Luschtzky

Sonido / Sound: Heinz Ebner, Reinhold Kaiser, Josef Aichholzer

Compañía Productora / Production Company: Filmladen

Sinopsis / Synopsis:

Paper Bridge is a journey through Ruth Beckermanns own family history. At the same time it depicts the story of the Jews throughout Central Europe. It takes her from Vienna, where her grandmother survived the war in hiding and to which her mother returned from Israel in 1950, to the landscapes of her fathers childhood: the Bukovina, once part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Biografía / Biography:

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. She since 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 works as a writer and filmmaker.

Festivales / Festivals:

Festival Internacional de Cine de Berln - 1987, Alemania
Festival Internacional de Cine de Edimburgo - 1987, Escocia
Muestra Internacional de Cortometrajes Montecatini Terme, - 1987, Italia
Festival de Cine de Nueva York - 1987, EUA
Festival de Cine de Jerusaln - 1987, Israel
Festival Internacional de Cine BFI de Londres - 1987, Reino Unido
DocumentaMadrid - 2019, Espaa

Contacto / Contact:

Ruth Beckermann Filmproduktion
+43 1 9909945
+ 43 677 643 812 38