Leni Riefenstahl

Leni Riefenstahl

The heavily controversial artist has been named ‚film director of the devil‘ or ‚Hitler's lover‘, and also ‚incorrigible Naive‘.

With her OLYMPIA-features she set benchmarks and created a new style in sports journalism, and for the Parteitag-feature TRIUMPH DES WILLENS she even staged the Führer. Famous directors were inspired by her imagery, and mainly american critics are counting her as one of the 10 best directors worldwide.

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The Movies

aMACHT DER BILDER - LENI RIEFENSTAHL, DIE

(The wonderful, horrible life of Leni Riefenstahl) - Deutschland 1993 - directed by: Ray Müller

Leni Riefenstahl at the age of 90 goes back to the places throughout the world where her career lead her: the Italian and Swiss Alps, diver’s paradise Maledive Islands, Japan and the US as well as the former Nazi centers in Nuremburg and Berlin.

Leni Riefenstahl the actress, the film director,…

aMASSLOSIGKEIT, DIE IN MIR IST…, DIE

Deutschland 2002 - directed by: Hans-Jürgen Panitz

Adored and hated for almost 60 years of her lifetime the so-called „film director of the devil“ has lost nothing of her vitality or creativity and is still fighting for her ideals and for the ultimate success as the helmer of the triumph of HER will.

Starting her career in Berlin’s…