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Olympia Part II – The Festival of Beauty

In Olympia Part II – Festival of Beauty, Leni Riefenstahl focused more on the athletic forms being presented rather than the specific events themselves. The film is edited into sequences that are separated by fades to black and then a … Continue reading

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Olympia Part I – The Festival of Folks

Following up the revolutionary Triumph of the Will from 1935, which showcased the ideals of National Socialist society and celebration, Leni Riefenstahl followed up with an equally uplifting film displaying an epic patchwork of athleticism and human beauty, Olympia. Folk, … Continue reading

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Triumph of the Will: Kampf & Folkism in Action

One of the best glimpses into the ideas at the core of National Socialism is Leni Riefenstahl’s revolutionary film, Triumph of the Will. In fact, just by watching the film, one can see many mainstream lies about Hitler and the … Continue reading

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