Death of an Icon

16mm Colour

Death of an Icon was shot hours before Yasser Arafat’s death was officially announced by the press. It is an «hors champ» of the News: a film with no comment of that decisive moment in Ramallah, Palestine.

Location: Ramallah, Palestine November 10th and 11th 2004
Camera: Éclair ACL
Stock: 7245, 7277 Kodak
Lenses: 25mm, 50mm, 75mm primes
Aspect ratio: 1:33
Dop: Cristian Manzutto, Marine Hugonnier
Editor: Helle Le Fèvre
Sound: Cristian Manzutto
Executive producers: Alec Steadman, Del Ruby Winters
Process, print and grade: Soho Images, London
Produced by: Max Wigram Gallery, London