Hicham Lasri

Hicham Lasri

Morocco

I'm not into social Realism nor close to documentary. I am into heavy satire and desaturated violence.    

Biography

Hicham Lasri (born Morocco) has written scripts for film-makers such as Nabil Ayouch (WHATEVER LOLA WANTS (2007) and GOD’S HORSES (2012) and Omar Chraîbi and has collaborated with Moroccan director Lahcen Zinoun. He has directed the short films GÉOMETRIE DES REMORDS (2002), LUNATIKA (2005) and ANGELS TERMINAL (2010). THE END (2010) was his first feature. His 2013 feature, THEY ARE THE DOGS won the Muhr Arab Feature Special Jury Prize, Best Actor Award at the Dubai IFF. In 2015, his feature STARVE YOUR DOG screened at Toronto IFF and will have its European premiere at Berlinale Panorama. His most recent film JAHILYA screened at Berlinale Forum 2018.

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