Saleh Bukhamseen is a Saudi underwater cinematographer who combines his passion for marine diving and filmmaking to create unique films that showcase the sea and humanity. He is known for 'The Whalers' (2022), and 'Plastic Inferno' (2019).
A documentary that offers an unparalleled glimpse into the lives of generations of fishermen, or “hawata” as they are known in Arabic. The film centers around Abu Hilal, a respected figure in Yanbu’s fishing community, and through him, it paints a vivid picture of Saudi Arabia’s rich maritime heritage.
Nice International Film Festival, France