Hakim was born and raised in Agadir, on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, before flying to France to pursue film studies, first in BTS Audiovisual in editing, then at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure Louis Lumière in the Cinema section, where he wrote and directed several short films.He then developed his first feature film project Forgive them for they don't know, selected at the Meditalents writing workshop in 2012, along with eleven other directors from the southern Mediterranean. He was also selected at the Socrates writing workshop (Djerba, Tunisia) to work on a new version of the project under the supervision of a Moroccan story editor.Based in Paris, Hakim works as a writing consultant on screenplays while developing several short and feature film projects including Jeld, selected at the co-production forum of the Bordeaux International Independent Film Festival.

Forgive them for they don't know

Zak and Hind have been inseparable since childhood. In Agadir, on the Moroccan Atlantic coast, their life is sweet and their adolescence carefree. But when Hind becomes pregnant by a vacation sweetheart, they are going to have to break through the bubble they have been living in until now and cross into a country they don't know all about.


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