Riefenstahl


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Riefenstahl

Leni . 1902--2003, German photographer and film director, best known for her Nazi propaganda films, such as Triumph of the Will (1934)
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He has also recently completed a play Leni-Leni about the German film maker Leni Riefenstahl and is writing a novel on the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
Paul Getty, John Steinbeck, Duke Ellington, Judy Garland, Groucho Marx, Peter Sellers and even Hitler's favorite filmmaker, Leni Riefenstahl.
It is in itself not particularly unusual that the Soviet Alexander Rodchenko and the German Leni Riefenstahl would both find themselves photographing diving competitions and sporting events throughout the years 1933-1936.
Riefenstahl, who died in September 2003 aged 101, is noted for her 1934 Nazi propaganda film about the Nuremberg Rallies, Triumph of the Will.
Riefenstahl, who died on Monday, shortly after her 101st birthday, was the last surviving member of the Nazi elite,although always denied political affiliation with Hitler.
Leni Riefenstahl was among the last of Hitler's disciples - a relationship which blighted her life.
I responded, "well, the greatest picture I ever saw was made by a woman, Leni Riefenstahl, Triumph of the Will (1934), about `one of the most despicable men of all time, Adolf Hitler.
If you've never seen the 1938 black-and-white documentary that Leni Riefenstahl made about the `36 Games from Munich, please, set the VCR.
Although Verhoeven insists "the whole movie [Starship Troopers] is about the United States--American politics now, not the Third Reich," he struggles to explain his homage to Leni Riefenstahl without appearing to endorse the ideology she served so well.
Gombrowicz, and Sontag, but his explorations never begin from a received sense of reverence; he proceeds with the same skeptical intelligence he directs toward, say, the consensus view of Borkeback Mountain as responsibly uplifting or of Leni Riefenstahl as irredeemably monstrous.