The Nazi who loved black people

Leni was crazy. Genius but crazy.

Leni was crazy. Genius but crazy.

Yeah. Her. She was famous for doing Hitler’s Olympic propaganda film.

She was a gifted photographer and cinematographer. What got overlooked along the way. I’m thinking that what she loved wasn’t nazism so much as beautiful human bodies. Take a look at what she did after the war. Went to Africa, found the most beautiful tribe on the continent and took their picture, all day every day for months. Some of the highlights:

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Not a Nazi. But there’s no moral component to her character. Why she remains a flawed and damaged figure in history.

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