gallery Forget Oscar: Give The White Helmets the Leni Riefenstahl Award for Best War Propaganda Film

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Helene Bertha Amalie ”Leni” Riefenstahl was a German film director and propagandist for the Nazis. In the 1930s, she directed Triumph des Willens (“Triumph of the Will”) and Olympia, resulting in worldwide attention and acclaim. Both movies are widely considered two of the most effective, and technically innovative, propaganda films ever made. (Wikipedia)

In your average lifetime, everyone will get their share of war propaganda films. In America, it’s a kind of sacred tradition, where Hollywood does the job of revisionism, paving over an otherwise uncomfortable history with a new coat of stain. It’s necessary – not just to make us feel better about ourselves, but also to cover-up any inconvenient truths and high crimes of the state.

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Source: Forget Oscar: Give The White Helmets the Leni Riefenstahl Award for Best War Propaganda Film | Global Research – Centre for Research on Globalization

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