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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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For 1935's Triumph of the Will, Riefenstahl confronted an extant architectural stage populated by hundreds of thousands of people engaged in adoration of "the titanic leader of a great and unified nation" through which she could convey Hitler's "mastery and gravitas of a statesman.
Riefenstahl had throughout the 1920's clearly delineated an aesthetic of mythic and what she considered timeless a-historical values.
Helmer Leni Riefenstahl, center, not surprisingly, was feted for her "Olympia.
Photographs taken among African tribes by the late Loti Riefenstahl (Hitler's favourite photographer), show how complete nudity neutralises social rank.
Olympic Affair" is a historical novel delving into a potential and unusual coupling, drawing much from history and personal memoirs of German filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl.
The program also features archival footage and interviews with Heinz Maria Ledig-Rowohlt, Albert Speer, Leni Riefenstahl, William L.
They draw inspiration from bands such as Dead Can Dance, Joy Division, Depeche Mode, Death in June and film directors Leni Riefenstahl, Fritz Lang, David Lynch, as well as the literary works of Rumi, Nietzsche, and William S.
Which will surely make his turning up at the Olympic Games in London this month grotesque, even by the standards of the Games, which owe much more to Hitler, Speer and Riefenstahl than to ancient Greece.
Hitler's favourite filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl was sent to the slopes of Mount Olympus to film the rays of the sun igniting the torch to start its journey to Berlin.
Other episodes include Great Women: Eva Peron, premiering in July; Great Women: Marilyn Monroe, premiering in August; Great Women: Special Olympic Games--Leni Riefenstahl (August) and Great Women: Lady Diana (August).
Filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl later staged the torch relay for her film Olympiad.
We believe this was done before the 1936 games and there is a suggestion that Hitler's propaganda film-maker Leni Riefenstahl may have been involved and we are seeking to clarify that.