Born and based in Casablanca, Morocco, Hicham Lasri is a Moroccan director, scriptwriter, producer and a singer. His debut feature film The End (2011) received many awards. In six years, his six films The End (2012), They Are The Dogs (2013), The Sea is Behind (2015), Starve Your Dog (2016), Headbang Lullaby (2017) and Jahilya (2018) were selected and premiered at Cannes, TIFF, and Berlinale. Lasri's trilogy: They Are the Dogs, The Sea Is Behind and Starve Your Dog were selected at Dubai International Film Festival for three consecutive editions. Moreover, the trilogy gained wide critical acclaim and several awards and honors. In addition to feature films, he has short films under his belt, including Love in Aleppo (2018), Wasteland (2018) and The Last Arab Movie (2019).