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Hitler’s Hollywood

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Hitler’s Hollywood

Ελληνική Πρεμιέρα / Greek Premiere
Ντοκιμαντέρ / Documentary, Γερμανία / Germany, 2017, 105′, DCP Έγχρ. / Color, Με ήχο / Sound Γερμανικά / German

Σκηνοθεσία / Direction Rüdiger Suchsland Σενάριο / Screenplay Rüdiger Suchsland Φωτογραφία / Cinematography Anne Bürger Μοντάζ / Editing Ursula Pürrer Παραγωγός / Producer Martina Haubrich Παραγωγή / Producer Looks Filmproduktionen, ARTE/ZDF Αφηγητές / Voice Over Rüdiger Suchsland, Hans-Henrik Wöhler, Rike Schmid, Frances Lefebure, Steef de Bot, Sigrid ten Napel, Jeroen Van Dyck Προέλευση ταινίας / Film Source Wide

The Third Reich cinema was a heavily censored industry and at the same time longed to be a German dream factory. It produced, among others, the Nazi blockbuster Münchhausen, at the request of Joseph Goebbels. It established its own celebrity star system and used the latest marketing tools. Hitler’s Hollywood tells the story of one of the most important and dramatic period in the German cinema history. Once again, what does cinema know that we don’t know?

Rüdiger Suchsland

Rüdiger Suchsland is a German journalist, film critic and director. Before Hitler’s Hollywood, he directed a documentary feature about the cinema of the Weimar Republic, From Caligari to Hitler (2015).


The 9th Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival is carried out in the context of “Cinephilia in the New Age II” which is funded by the European Union — European Regional Development Fund (Operational Programme ROP ATTIKI of NSRF 2014-2020). All actions are carried out under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.