“The Meaning of Hitler”: Who was he Anyway?

Article by Maureen Kasuku
Posted: September 09, 2021  

It’s not uncommon to come across people in real life and on the internet call others “Hitler” for exhibiting maniacal behaviour *cough* Trump (and others like him). Inspired by the 1978 nonfiction book The Meaning of Hitler by German journalist Raimund Pretzel the same-named documentary seeks to unravel the cultural captivation still swirling around Hitler to this date. Almost eight decades since his death.

Adolf Hitler remains an ubiquitous figure in politics the world over. The Nazi leader is the subject of books, films, documentaries, plays and think pieces. This award winning documentary seeks to explore….why? Who was this guy anyway and why is the world obsessed with keeping his memory alive when he was such a terrible person? Find out answers by getting your tickets from KenyaBuzz.

About the author

Maureen Kasuku

Maureen is our resident cat lady and Beyoncé stan. She writes about spas, brunch and ballet recitals but has never been to any. Moonlights as a social justice activist in her spare time. She knows things and is obnoxiously opinionated on the internet but not in real life


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