Wim Wenders wanted his documentary tribute to the legendary choreographer Pina Bausch to be unlike any other dance movie ever made. He accomplished this by shooting it in 3D, resulting in a vivid, sometimes startling sensory experience. In this illuminating clip from The Making of “Pina,” available in its entirety on our special editions of the film, see behind-the-scenes footage of the filming of the Rite of Spring sequence, and learn more about the techniques—including the use of two simultaneous cameras and a semitransparent mirror—that Wenders and his crew, including director of stereography Alain Derobe, employed in the shooting of Pina, available on Criterion Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, and DVD.
How Hitchcock Pulled off a Shot for the Ages
Award-winning cinematographer John Bailey discusses the complications that Alfred Hitchcock faced trying to execute one of the most ambitious shots in his filmography.
A World-Cinema Master Gives the World One Last Look
After his father’s death in 2016, Ahmad Kiarostami helped complete the conceptually daring meditation on image-making the great Iranian director had been working on for the last five years of his life.
Euzhan Palcy Remembers Brando’s Nerves on the Set of A Dry White Season
Marlon Brando hadn’t been in a movie in almost a decade when he took on his Oscar-nominated role in A Dry White Season. The film’s director talks about the pleasures of collaborating with the legendary actor.