George & The Whales

 
 

A documentary portrait of a Tongan whale-watching guide called George, and of the humpback whales that spend their summers in the warm waters around the islands of Vava'u.

We wanted to make a film that reflects on the content tranquility that a connection with the ocean and some of it's largest inhabitants can bring. The environment and it's protection shouldn't be political.

Director & editor / Nessim Stevenson
Underwater & aerial cinematography / Karim Iliya
Score / Julia Sabra & Fadi Tabbal - Tunefork
Whale-song recordings / Roger Payne - Ocean Alliance

More links to check out:
dancewithwhales.com
tuneforkstudios.com/
whale.org

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Nessim Stevenson