In 1939, New York’s Madison Square Garden was host to an enormous—and shocking—gathering of 22,000 Americans that has largely been forgotten from their history: American Nazis held a “patriotic” rally.
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3.5 stars. A minor feat of archive collection and restoration in the name of forcing witness to discomforting historical truths. The rally is a grotesquely kitsch re-staging of the always already kitsch stagings of Nazi German - putrid rhetoric spouted by a bad Hitler impresario with a sick-making comedic interlude of ritual depantsing like a bad joke from Beckett. Grim; impeccably edited; #sad