Australian filmmaker Philippe Mora is at the Berlin International Film Festival this week to talk about his planned 3D biopic about surrealist artist Salvador Dali. That film sounds quite interesting (Alan Cumming is set to star), but while discussing 3D in general, the director dropped a bigger bombshell: He has discovered two short, 3D propaganda films shot by the Nazis back in 1936 –- putting them way ahead of Hollywood in terms of developing the technology.

This isn't the first time Mora's discovered interesting Nazi film materials. His documentary 'Swastika' was released in 1973 and featured previously unseen color film footage from Hitler's home movies shot by Eva Braun at his Obersalzberg retreat (pictured above). Those scenes now turn up in nearly every documentary about the Third Reich...

The 3D footage was uncovered while Mora was preparing another documentary on the Nazis, this one detailing how the Third Reich used images to create their own reality and control the masses.