Describe the life of the personality you have studied. (10 Marks)
From the very beginning, Leni Riefenstahl was a strong willed, determined and dedicated person. Her life was very complicated and interesting and can be described through many key events. These key events include her childhood, de-nazification and her various careers as a dancer, actress, film director/maker and photographer.
Leni Riefenstahl was born in Berlin, 1902, in a strict family. She became very close with her mother Bertha, but her relationship with her father Alfred, was often strained. Throughout her teen years, Leni became a great skater, gymnast and swimmer due to her artistic talent.
Following her childhood, Leni Riefenstahl became a brilliant dancer in…show more content…
Prior to her de-nazification, Leni undertook photography and recorded images of the Nuba people in Sudan. She then proceeded in underwater photography in her early 70s and continued into her 90s. Leni Riefenstahl died at the age of 101 in 2003 and was seen to many people, particularly women, as a "feminist pioneer".
In conclusion, the key events of Leni Riefenstahl's life, such as her childhood, de-nazification and her various careers as a dancer, actress, film director/maker and photographer, as well as her stong will and determination, can be used to describe her