Tag: documentary

DameStruck: Hitler’s Hollywood (2017)

When we discuss Nazi propaganda films, we usually talk about only two: Leni Riefenstahl’s Olympia and Triumph of the Will. Those films are recognizably propaganda—supposed documentaries meant to showcase the power and pomp of Germany under the Nazis. Riefenstahl’s work has become the only mode by which many […]

‘RBG’ is a Must-See

“I ask no favor for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks.” These words belong to feminist Sarah Grimke but in Betsy West and Julie Cohen’s documentary RBG they’re spoken through the mouth of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Grimke […]