Films Directed by Leni Riefenstahl
DAS BLAUE LICHT (1932)
Riefenstahl's amazing debut film as a director. Elements of film, composition, lighting, location and eventually the allegorical nature of the story itself provide firm assurance of the artists future potential.
Devoid of the controversies that plague her future works, Das Blaue Licht ( "The Blue Light" ) remains a beautifully powerful prophesy of the coming darkness in Europe.
Interest in the film caused Riefenstahl to re edit and re score the film for a re-release as Die Hexe von Santa ("The Witch of Santa Maria") in 1952.