This groundbreaking documentary takes us on a gripping journey through the 1936 Olympics. It reveals that the Olympic Ideal and the fascist ideology were much closer tied together than previously believed.
In addition to the ample use of archives footage we are shooting high-quality images of original sites and interviews with the last living eyewitnesses as well as with the worlds leading Olympic scholars and experts.
The co-production of ZDF, taglicht media, pre tv, ORF, and PBS was funded with the support of the Creative Europe Programme – MEDIA of the European Union as well as the Fernsehfonds Austria and the Vienna Film Fund.
Funded by Creative Europe MEDIA Programme of the European Union