Well, I'm basing my opinion on the material that she did produce, and the message within it, in the context of my understanding of the early thirties.
Originally Posted by mhv
My original opinion of Riefenstahl was that she was very talented and that her involvement with Hitler could be separated from that talent. I was comfortable with that opinion. As I studied her work more deeply, within the context of Germany between the wars, I began to change my opinion. It is not an opinion that I have formed lightly. But it is just an opinion.