A Research



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Antonios Mikhael Semaan is an ex-soldier who served in the Lebanese Military. More specifically, he worked as a borders’ agent on the Palestine-Lebanon borders in South Lebanon for 25 years. What he does now is taking care of a land that he cultivates and owns.

I tried to film him, my grandfather, as a way to understand his post-war persona and his relationship to the land and how it might have been shaped following his job to protect borders.