04/04/2017 19:00 Event

Film screening "Auf Ediths Spuren" (Tracking Edith)

Tracking Edith tells the story of a socially engaged Austrian photographer who led a double life; as a secret Agent for the KGB, Edith Tudor-Hart recruited one of the most famous spy rings of the 20th century and played an important role in facilitating the Soviet Union to build an Atom Bomb. A documentary about a renowned photographer, a spy with a conscience and hidden secrets in a family.

“Die Österreichische Strasse” by Lana Berndl at the 10th International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala

The Austrian documentary “Die Österreichische Strasse” (The Austrian street) was selected as an entry for the 10th International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala (16th – 20th of June at the Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala). The film portrays the construction works of the “Austrian street” leading through the Altai mountain ranges of today´s Kazakhstan done by Austrian World War I. prisoners. Supported by the Austrian Cultural Forum New Delhi the Austrian director, documentarian, author and curator Lana Berndl will personally present her oeuvre together with her cinematographer.