Dancer, actress, mountaineer, and director Leni Riefenstahl's uncompromising will and audacious talent for self-promotion appeared unmatched--until 1932, when she introduced herself to her future protector and patron: Adolf Hitler. Known internationally for two of the films she made for him, Triumph of the Will and Olympia , Riefenstahl's demanding and obsessive style introduced unusual angles, new approaches to tracking shots, and highly symbolic montages. Despite her lifelong claim to be an apolitical artist, ...

Leni Riefenstahl: A Life 2008, Faber & Faber, New York

ISBN-13: 9780865479760

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Leni Riefenstahl: A Life 2007, Faber & Faber, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374184933