The atmosphere of the past in fast forward AUSTRIA WOCHENSCHAU 1947
The AUSTRIA WOCHENSCHAU newsreel reports about the currency reform, the POWs returning from Russian captivity, the refugee problem, but also the wedding of the future Queen of England, Elisabeth II., and the reconstruction of Vienna's landmark ferris wheel, the Riesenrad.
With the Filmarchiv-Austria DVD-series Österreichische Wochenschau publishes the most important reports of the cinema-newsreels of the 30ies to the 80ies. The annual editions contain the highlights from politics, sports , society and everyday life apart from prominent occurrences of contemporary history, collective memories and sometimes oral history they transmit especially one thing: pure zeitgeist.
by Filmarchiv Austria 2004, VHS/PAL/ German 60 minutes