Saturday, February 17th
12:50 — 3:00pm
Naval Heritage Center
$11 IN ADVANCE HERE OR AT THE DOOR
Screens as part of Really Real Documentary Shorts
Triumph of the Shill
Directed by Nina Berman
USA / 2018 / 10mins
Using Washington D.C and New York’s Trump Tower as a backdrop, Triumph of the Shill, reimagines the Leni Riefenstahl Nazi classic as an aesthetic blueprint to consider the 2017 presidential inauguration and the election of Donald J. Trump.
Nina Berman is a photographer, author and filmmaker creating work around politics, ideology and militarism in the U.S. She was a 2010 Whitney Biennial artist and teaches documentary photography and film at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.