Acclaimed Austrian documentary director Ruth Beckermann portrays a dying culture of Viennese urban history). The entertaining as well as insightful doc was shown at Berlinale.
The Marc-Aurel-Straße in Vienna. The last Jewish shop owner in the former textile disctrict, the Iranian hotelier, the cafe Salzgries with its regular customers. From summer 1999 until spring 2000, Ruth Beckermann made little trips to explore her home district with the camera. The film is also a document about the political change, which kicked in with the right wing FPÖ party becoming part of the government.