Hicham Falah, director of photography, author-director, producer and programmer.
A graduate from the Louis Lumière Film School (Paris) and the New Sorbonne University (Paris).
Since 2008, he has been the artistic director of the International Women’s Film Festival of Salé (Morocco) and, since 2012, he has been the general representative of the International Documentary Film Festival of Agadir (Morocco) and the training and artistic support programmes of the festival, addressed to up-and-coming Moroccan and African filmmakers: the FIDADOC documentary BeeHive, its Pan African writing residency and the Agadir Produire au sud workshop organised in collaboration with the Three Continents Festival (Nantes).
In 2018-2019 he designed and launched Sisters in Film, a programme to empower female filmmakers from the MENA region in the framework of the MedFilm UNESCO programme, co-funded by the European Union.
Since 2019, he has been in charge of the artistic coordination of SENTOO, a Pan African programme to support cinematographic creation and south-south co-productions, initiated and piloted by the Film Centres of various countries in North and West Africa.