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Leni Riefenstahl: groundbreaking, yet infamous filmmaker at the heart of the Third Reich

As one of the notorious survivors of the Nazi regime, Leni Riefenstahl was a polarising figure mainly in the post-WWII era, as she was a remarkable artist with films like Triumph of the Will and Olympia, but her works were inevitably associated with the infamy of the Nazi regime. 953 more words


A By-Product Olympics

Jennifer Brigitte

I said to myself today that I want to believe in the American Dream this summer. Just this once, I don’t want to be a part of the cynical crowd. 1,763 more words


Leni Riefenstahl in The Blue Light (1932)

Tina Fey Has Some Advice for Artists in the Age of Trump

In a long interview for The Hollywood Reporter — conducted by his excellence David Letterman — Tina Fey put forth some useful pointers for artists in the age of Trump, advice that basically boils down to: Don’t be Leni Riefenstahl. 425 more words


Leni Riefenstahl, regizoarea lui Hitler, în vizită la București

Nu mică ne-a fost mirarea să dăm în paginile Ilustraţiunii române din 1939 peste vizita la București a regizoarei Leni Riefenstahl, cea care a dus pe noi „culmi” filmul de propagandă în timpul regimului nazist. 636 more words

Friday Night Goy-Flick: The Triumph of the Will (1935)

Tonight enjoy this cinematic masterpiece, which showcases the 1934 Nuremberg rally. This film released in 1935 was directed by Leni Riefenstahl, whom is widely regarded as an innovator in the film industry, especially in regard to this film. 26 more words