In his hometown Beirut, award-winning photographer Jeroen Robert Kramer runs into the intriguing Monsieur Khiar, an elderly Lebanese gentleman who does not want to be photographed.
After having worked as a war photographer for years and suffering various traumas, award-winning photographer Jeroen Robert Kramer wants to make a fresh start as an artist in his hometown Beirut. Here, he meets Monsieur Khiar, a remarkable elderly man who despite the civil war has not lost his love of life, art and literature. Kramer wants to follow Monsieur Khiar, thus hoping to convert his own war scars into art. He develops a fascination, verging on obsession, with the Lebanese man when it turns out he does not want to be photographed.
Title: De wereld volgens Monsieur Khiar
Duration : 52 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2016
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