The Liberace of Baghdad

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The Liberace of Baghdad
Directed by Sean McAllister
Produced by Nick Fraser
Mette Heide
Mette Hoffman Meyer
Mette Hoffman Meyer
Sean McAllister
Starring Samir Peter
Sean McAllister
Music by Samir Peter
Cinematography Sean McAllister
Edited by Oliver Huddleston
Distributed by BBC
Release date
  • 2005 (2005)
Running time
74 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Liberace of Baghdad is a 2005 British documentary film by filmmaker Sean McAllister focusing on the life and music of Iraqi pianist Samir Peter and his family in wartime Baghdad. The film received a 2005 Sundance Film Festival Special Jury award as well as the 2005 British Independent Film Award for Best British Documentary. Samir Peter previously appeared in the 2004 documentary Voices of Iraq.

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