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"Triumph of the Will" #12

Leni Riefenstahl’s notorious propaganda film lends itself extremely well to the medium of projection.


Photographer: Thomas Demand

 In her feedback on my first assignment, my tutor suggested that I look at the work of Thomas Demand and how he interrogated the notion of photography’s ‘truth’. 1,114 more words

Research And Reflection

Site Specific Project - Leni Riefenstahl

Leni Reifenstahl, born Helene Berta Amalie, was a filmmaker in Germany during World War Two. Her first famous film, ‘The Blue Light’ attracted the attention of Hitler, as he felt she exhibited herself as the perfect Nazi woman. 431 more words


Triumph of the Will (1935), Leni Riefenstahl

Equally despised for its celebration of the Nazis and praised  for its technical artistry, Leni Riefenstahl’s 1935 Triumph of the Will, a unique propaganda film, sits at the top of a controversial pile, indirectly questioning the very nature of artistic freedom and bias in art. 825 more words

Triumph des Willens (1935)

Temperature: Solar Bliss

To close this week of documentary reviews I choose on of the best documentaries ever made probably one of the most controversial too, but a master piece at the end of the day Triumph of the Will. 663 more words