Kumu Documentary: Harry Gruyaert, photographer
Directed by Gerrit Messiaen
Belgia 2019, 65 min
In French and English, with English subtitles
Belgian Magnum photographer Harry Gruyaert thinks and frames in colour. He flees grey Flanders and starts travelling. In Morocco and India, he discovers light and colour and a vital need to take photographs. He becomes a European pioneer of colour photography, but he sees himself as a “street photographer”.
A story about a timid but honest voyeur who captured the zeitgeist in a unique way.
Free of charge