Film as a Weapon

Or it can be a shield too protecting protestors, or people under threat from greater forces.
This essay by Fritz Hippler, “an employee in the film section of the [Nazi] Propaganda Ministry,” is a very perceptive view of how powerful film would become but it’s not surprising in hind-sight given how successfully the Nazis used propaganda.

By Donncha

Donncha Ó Caoimh is a software developer at Automattic and WordPress plugin developer. He posts photos at In Photos and can also be found on Twitter.

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