A Saudi writer and film director, he started his artistic career in 2010 as a theater actor, through many plays inside and outside the Kingdom. He turned to the world of cinema and directing in 2019. His is known for 'Saeed' (2023), 'The Day I Lost Myself' (2021) & 'I Need Your Forgiveness' (2022) which competed at the Saudi Film Festival and the Red Sea Film Festival, and won the Best Short Film Award at the London Short Film Festival.
Salem is in his mid-twenties and lives in a state of constant anxiety due to a quarter-life crisis. On his way to a personal interview, he finds himself stuck in an elevator with an older man. They chat, and something within him changes that alters the course of his life.
Red Sea International Film Festival, Saudi Arabia
Adeeb Aljassem , Rashed Alwarthan , Rami Alzayer