Festival of Austrian Film
April 4–9, 2024, Graz

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Noch ein drittes Reich aus seinem Abfall
Innovative Cinema Short, AT 1977, Schwarzweiß, 25 min.
Diagonale 2015

Director: Alfred Kaiser


Alfred Kaiser must have had endless chutzpa when he decided to use mainly filets from Nazi propaganda films for his two compilation films: Riefenstahl’s Triumph des Willens was used in small doses, as was Noldan’s Sieg im Westen and Ruttmann’s exceptional, avant-garde national-socialist “cultural film” Metall des Himmels, the only “masterpiece” of “reactionary modernism.”