Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, who died on November 4, 1995, was murdered by a 25-year-old, right wing law student who opposed the signing of the Oslo Accords and the Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank. The assassination of Rabin was a shock to the Israeli public and it has forever changed the politics of the region.
Rabin, The Last Day combines staged re-enactments with actual news footage of the shooting, talking-head interviews (one with former Israeli president Shimon Peres) and rare video of the removal of Jewish settlers from occupied Gaza. But even the fictional deposition scenes were made with direct transcripts from the Shamgar Commission, which investigated the Prime Minister’s assassination.
IndieWire reached out to the cinematographers behind the nonfiction features premiering at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, and asked which cameras, lenses, and formats they used, and why they chose them to create the looks and meet the production demands of their films. Here are their responses. Films appear in alphabetical order by title. “All […]