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Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations
Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations
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OLYMPIA PART ONE: FESTIVAL OF THE NATIONS

Olympia 1. Teil - Fest der Völker

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Directed by Leni Riefenstahl
Germany, 1938
Documentary, Sport

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Riefenstahl celebrates the human body by combining the poetry of bodies in motion at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games with close-ups of athletes in the heat of competition. It includes Jesse Owen’s sprint races and Adolf Hitler looking on in amazement as Owens wins an unprecedented four Gold Medals.

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Riefenstahl celebrates the human body by combining the poetry of bodies in motion at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games with close-ups of athletes in the heat of competition. It includes Jesse Owen’s sprint races and Adolf Hitler looking on in amazement as Owens wins an unprecedented four Gold Medals.

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