Leni Riefenstahl: A Memoir
To commemorate her ninetieth birthday, Leni Riefenstahl's autobiography was published in Europe. Now this long-awaited book finally comes to the United States---a fascinating memoir of a woman whose talents, subjects, and friends were as intelligent, diverse, rare, and controversial as the author herself. Riefenstahl has been a dancer, a noted actress, a photographer of the life of African tribes, and a deep-sea diver. But it is her work as Hitler's top national film executive, in which capacity she produced Triumph of the Will and the classic Olympia, for which she is best known and most revered and reviled. Riefenstahl's groundbreaking endeavors have undoubtedly left a mark on history. This fascinating story of a talented life that has spanned the century is told in the inimitable style of the artist herself. 668 pages, plus 40 pages B&W photos, hardcover book.
For the first time, the extraordinary story that chronicles a rare life.
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