Leni Riefenstahl

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  • Leni Riefenstahl Analysis

    Meray Aslan 12/21/16 Women European history On how Leni Riefenstahl and Jenny Lindt overcame gender stereotypes Women have always had talent and ambition, but the notion of the separate spheres has always kept them from shinning. Though it has always been the norm, in the 1930’s to 1950’s, Women with talent were often tied down because of the stereotypes in social society created by men. Women are supposed to stay home because of the separate spheres ideology. The separate spheres dictate that the natural role of a woman in society is to be stereotypically confined to the domestic life. This notion affected women who wanted to show their talent because they simply weren’t allowed to or their reputation would be scarred. If women…

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  • Analysis Of Leni Riefenstahl's Triumph Of The Will

    style and messages, it is apparent that Riefenstahl did in fact create a film that’s essential message message is portraying communist ideologies. Wood explains that every technical and stylistic device is chosen to impose a single, simple and unquestioned view on the spectator (p. 46). Riefenstahl made this film with the message in mind that Hitler was a saviour. The propagandistic nature of Triumph of the Will when deconstructed all points to a film supporting the ideologies of dehumanizing…

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  • Ai Weiwei Analysis

    political and social activist theme discussed both in the books chapters and DVD. The social confinement implemented by corrupt government, parliament, and rulers; are often depicted as a way of depression and the grouping of individuals based on race and social class. The underlying problem with different forms of power is the ability to commit an unlawful act, get away with no sense of accountability or remorse for the victim with a sorry. More so, Ai Weiwei mentioned this in the…

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  • Triumph Of The Will Film Analysis

    aided film makers produce more successful films without requiring much effort, however it wasn’t the case back in the day. In 1935, Leni Riefenstahl produced Triumph of the Will, a documentary which got universal recognition and appreciation. Triumph of the Will revolves around the 1934 Nazi party in Nuremberg and portrays all the important events and speeches that took place there. Riefenstahl recognized the powerful vision of Hitler for the new, ideal Germany that will soon rise, and upon so,…

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  • Leni Riefenstahl's Impact On Nazi Germany

    Leni Riefenstahl exerted a significant impact on Nazi propaganda between 1933-1939 and epitomised Josef Goebbels (Minister of Propaganda) opinion that propaganda messages are most effective when they are disguised in popular mediums, contain partial truths and enable deeper emotional connections with the audience. She used her artistic capabilities to produce cinematic masterpieces portraying numerous Nazi ideologies. Riefenstahl also greatly impacted Nazi propaganda as she used eye witness…

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  • Film Analysis: The Triumph Of The Will

    The Triumph of the Will (1935) and Olympia (1936) are German propaganda films, directed by Leni Riefenstahl. Leni Riefenstahl was a German film director and propagandist for the Nazis. The films were created by Leni Riefenstahl in order to deliver the Nazi propaganda messages to the viewers and glorify Adolf Hitler as the savior of Germany. Also, the films were created because both films document the early days of the Nazi Party and its leader’s moments so that future generations could go back…

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  • The Triumph Of The Will Film Analysis

    The Triumph of the Will, a documentary from 1935 set in Germany, revolutionized cinema when Leni Riefenstahl captured and exalted the fearless Fuhrer, Adolf Hitler and his infamous Nazi party. The film uses powerful imagery of Hitler himself and adoring crowds to emphasize his deity like leadership and the people’s love for him. In a time of insane rule, Riefenstahl’s picture was the propaganda for the Nazis that pushed its ideals through techniques that gave them false hope for the future of…

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  • Triumph Of The Will Theme

    Film Analysis Jarett Lopez HIS 413-001 Spring 2018 Question Responses 1. When filming, and producing, Triumph of the Will, Leni Riefenstahl took great care in assuring that the camera angles were as wide as possible. The opening shot of the movie sets that tone, with the plane descending into Germany, with wide shots of the countryside as it makes its descent. These wide angles are mostly maintained throughout the film, as if the party were trying to convey its immensity to the German people,…

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  • Aldous Huxley's Propaganda Under A Dictatorship Analysis

    Huxley quotes Herman Rauschning, who mentions the influence the Catholic church’s system of hierarchy had on Hitler. The theme of rank difference is persistent throughout the film. Riefenstahl begins the film with a point of view from the sky that almost seems godlike. The camera goes through the sky, showing the viewer where Hitler is coming from before he arrives to the airport; descending from the clouds. In the speeches he gives, there is a physical distinction of height level between him…

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  • Aunt Raini Riefenstahl: Play Analysis

    The Play 'Aunt Raini' demonstrated a conflict between a hearty sense of morale and the artist's desire to ignore the oppression of the beliefs where modern-day human morale should stand in order of pursuing their passion of creating art. In the play, Leni Riefenstahl, under the pseudonym Aunt Raini, comes out from hiding her identity as a well-known German film director and accused Third Reich collaborator years later during a clash of different perceptions between her and her niece's boyfriend…

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