In 1992, Ron Fickle and Mark Magidson collaborated on an unusually captivating film called “Baraka”. They used a special wide-angle lens camera that they designed specifically for filming “Baraka”. In this 90-minute tour of over 20 different countries worldwide, director Ron Fickle selects exactly what to film and how to film it by the use of film language.
His eye for poetic cinematography contributed to the appeal of his film’s visual sensation. He was able to capture various natural landscapes and cityscapes across Asia, North America, Africa, and many other places of distinct cultures. Each scene, shot, and sequence, was carefully edited with a high degree of difficulty.