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Leni Riefenstahl

Leni Riefenstahl's career included work as a dancer, actress, film producer, director, and also a photographer, but the rest of Leni Riefenstahl's career was shadowed by her history as a documentary maker for Hitler and Germany's Third Reich. Full name: Bertha Helen Amalie Riefenstahl.
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Leni Riefenstahl
Leni Riefenstahl profile - film-maker, including propaganda films for Nazi Germany and Hitler though she said she didn't know what was happening.

Leni Riefenstahl Books and Movies
A selection of books and films about and by Leni Riefenstahl, selected by Jone Johnson Lewis, Women's History Guide.

Leni Riefenstahl Dies at 101
Breaking news -- the death of the woman whose propaganda movies for Hitler were so well-done that her work for the Nazis could not be forgotten.

Happy birthday, Leni Riefenstahl
Salon.com article on the occasion of Leni Riefenstahl's 100th birthday documents the controversy over her Hitler connections.

Just What Did Leni Riefenshahl's Lens See
A review of a biography of Reifenstahl, asking questions about her naivete in her work with Hitler.

Leni Riefenstahl
Internet Movie Database entry on Riefenstahl, including an exhaustive filmography.

Leni Riefenstahl
Official site of Leni Riefenstahl Productions, in both English and German. Includes many photographs of Riefenstahl and by her, biography, filmography, and list of books.

Leni Riefenstahl: Documentary Film-Maker Or Propagandist
"The issue of whether Triumph Of The Will and Olympia should be classified as 'documentaries' or as 'propaganda films' has been in constant dispute since they were made." Article by Ellen Cheshire.

The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl
A detailed article about the 3-hour 1993 documentary on Leni Riefenstahl's life by Ray Müller.

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