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Reading Rammstein, Remembering Riefenstahl: “Fascist Aesthetics” and German Popular Culture

Riefenstahl Screened : An Anthology of New Criticism

Continuum, 2008

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...“Rammstein sucks. Everyone knows it. And it is linked to the aesthetically clueless and historically insane Leni Riefenstahl revivals in videos, Nike ads, or symposia and retrospectives in Potsdam.”“Rammstein sucks. Jeder weiss das. Und...

A Founding Myth and a Master Text: The Blue Light (1932)

Riefenstahl Screened : An Anthology of New Criticism

Continuum, 2008

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...This essay is an updated and revised version of a chapter that appeared in my The Ministry of Illusion: Nazi Cinema and Its Afterlife (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996), 27-51.On a drizzly afternoon in mid-September 2003, Leni...

Representing the Body in Cyberspace: Riefenstahl's Self-staging (Notes on Leni Riefenstahl's Web Page)

Martina Thiele

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Ingeborg Majer-O'Sickey

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Neil Christian Pages

Neil Christian Pages is Assistant Professor of German and Comparative Literature at the Binghamton University SUNY, where he teaches courses in literary theory, cultural history, and European literature. His publications include essays on Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Georg Brandes, and W.G. Sebald. He is currently at work on a manuscript on memorials, public memory and other acts of commemoration, tentatively titled On Commemoration: Memory.Identity.Ideology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Riefenstahl Screened : An Anthology of New Criticism

Continuum, 2008

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...I. From the depth of the sea a body glides upward into brilliant blue light: This is Leni Riefenstahl. The scene is from her last film, Impressions under Water, broadcast by the Arte television channel in 2002 in honor of her one hundredth...

0-1: Riefenstahl and the Beauty of Soccer

Riefenstahl Screened : An Anthology of New Criticism

Continuum, 2008

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...I. International soccer has witnessed tremendous transformations since the 1970s. Gone are the days of dominant midfielders who organize the movements of their entire teams according to their individual ingenuity and who serve forward...

In the Rearview Mirror: Curating Riefenstahl, Filmmuseum Potsdam, 1999

Riefenstahl Screened : An Anthology of New Criticism

Continuum, 2008

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...I. Berlin U2 For a brief period in late 1998, Berlin subway riders learned to ignore a graffiti shocker at Bahnhof Zoo. Someone had written across the underground wall, “There's No Business Like Shoah-Business.” The slogan had been washed...

Catherine Breillat on 36 fillette

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Michel Ciment is a renowned film critic, historian and judge at international film festivals. Editor of the French film review, Positif, his publications include collected interviews with Stanley Kubrick, Elia Kazan and John Boorman. Translated from the French by Julie Rose Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Noël Herpe

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Pierre Hodgson

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John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 9 : French Film-makers on Film-making in association with Positif

1999

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...Catherine BreillatIn 1988, Catherine Breillat's 36 fillette burst on the French film scene like a ball of flame, inventing a new genre: the Frenchwoman's sex film. She had made only one previous film, Tapage nocturne, in 1979. Her most...

The Afterlife of Triumph of the Will: The First Twenty-five Years

Riefenstahl Screened : An Anthology of New Criticism

Continuum, 2008

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...Triumph of the Will is probably the most quoted work of film history. Today there is not a documentary about National Socialism that can get by without using images from this film and no other film has defined as deeply our visual notion...

Alain Cavalier on Thérèse

Michel Ciment

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Michel Ciment is a renowned film critic, historian and judge at international film festivals. Editor of the French film review, Positif, his publications include collected interviews with Stanley Kubrick, Elia Kazan and John Boorman. Translated from the French by Julie Rose Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Noël Herpe

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Pierre Hodgson

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Pierre Hodgson

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John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 9 : French Film-makers on Film-making in association with Positif

1999

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...Alain CavalierAlain Cavalier's first feature was L'Insoumis (1962), starring Alain Delon. This established him as a director of the first order. He has a series of well-received productions to his name, culminating in Thérèse (1986). Since...

Alain Resnais on On connaît la chanson

Michel Ciment

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Michel Ciment is a renowned film critic, historian and judge at international film festivals. Editor of the French film review, Positif, his publications include collected interviews with Stanley Kubrick, Elia Kazan and John Boorman. Translated from the French by Julie Rose Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Noël Herpe

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Pierre Hodgson

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Pierre Hodgson

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John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 9 : French Film-makers on Film-making in association with Positif

1999

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...Alain ResnaisAlain Resnais's best known films include Hiroshima, mon amour (1959), L'Année dernière à Marienbad (1961) and Providence (1977), with Dirk Bogarde. His most recent films include Smoking and No Smoking, adapted from Alan...

Alex Garland

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Kevin Conroy Scott is the director of the Tibor Jones authors’ agency. He is the editor of Screenwriters’ Masterclass Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriters’ Masterclass : Screenwriters Talk About Their Greatest Movies

Faber & Faber, 2010

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...Alex Garland‘Jim’s a normal decent guy and in the normal sequence of events he’s going to kill anyone with a baseball bat …’ Jim (Cillian Murphy) alone in a deserted London, outside the House of Parliament.‘Structure is what I love’Both...