Bahriye Kabadayı Dal

Bahriye Kabadayı Dal (b. 1977, Istanbul) lives in Istanbul. She graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of Communication, Department of Radio, TV and Cinema. She has been working in the field of documentary cinema since 1997. She produced her first film The Last Hands, which is about a gramophone master, in 1998. In her first feature-length documentary A Bridge at the Edge of the World (Devrimci Gençlik Köprüsü), she told the story of the 1968 generation. Her films about social history, archaeology, the city and the sea include Fish of Bosphorus (2013), The Mysterious Stones of Hakkâri (2014), Baksı: from Utopia to Reality (2016), Do You See the Sea? (2021), and Guardians of the Sea (2022). She is currently working on a multi-format project entitled A Black Sea Story that will include the documentary A Journey to the Black Sea. She is a member of the BSB Association of Documentary Filmmakers in Turkey.

Her film "Guardians of the Sea" was selected for screening at Foça Film Days 2022.