Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Summary: At the heart of this film is the question of whether Leni Riefenstahl was a Nazi, as her detractors claim, or whether she was the victim of society-- a naive, young woman who made Triumph des Willens on assignment, and simply did a very good job. This film does not judge, and Riefenstahl (a fiesty 90 during production) is genuine in her protest. Or has the passage of 50-plus years simply...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WON

Summary: pt.1. After being commissioned by the 1936 Olympic Committee to create a feature film of the Berlin Olympics, Riefenstahl shot a documentary that celebrates the human body by combining the poetry of bodies in motion with close-ups of athletes in the heat of competition. Includes the marathon, men's diving, and American track star Jesse Owen's sprint races at the 1936 Olympic games. The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathfinder Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OLY

Summary: The historical document of the 1934 Congress of the National Socialist German Workers Party, Party Day of Victory, September 4-10, Nuremberg. This film, commissioned by Adolf Hitler, is widely regarded as the "most powerful piece of propaganda ever produced". Included are gatherings, marches, and parade reviews. There are also speeches by Hitler, Goering, Goebbels, and Hess, along with samples...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Synapse Films 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TRI