The world according to Monsieur Khiar

Trailer for the documentary The world according to Monsieur Khiar

After years of working in war zones as a documentary photographer for the New York Times and Vanity Fair, photographer Jeroen Robert Kramer decided to start a new life as an artist in Lebanon. In his hometown of Beirut, he meets Monsieur Khiar, an elderly gentleman in whom he recognizes a better version of himself. Instead of focusing on the spectacular, Kramer is telling an everyday story – one that can help him transform the scars of his past into a work of art. As Monsieur Khiar refuses to be photographed, Kramer’s fascination turns into an obsession.

Writer and director Sjors Swierstra
Camera Erik van Empel
Sound Mark Wessner
Montage Menno Boerema
Composer Wouter van Bemmel
Audio & Mixage Mark Glynne

Producer Memphis Film & Television
Broadcaster NTR

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