Olympia; Festival Of Beauty

601. OLYMPIA, PART 2 (Festival of Beauty) (1938-Germany). A continuation of LENI RIEFENSTAHL’S film of the XI Olympics in Berlin, 1936. The beauty of the spectacle remains breathtaking. Featured are hurdles, more foot races, gymnastic events, sailing, the Pentathalon, Polo, bicycling, equestrian competition, crew, swimming, and the unforgelable diving sequences. The conclusion of a film that moves the viewer kinesthetically in response to physical tension, and psychologically in response to the anguish and strain of men and women competing for a place in history. In English. 90 minutes Documentary