The Foundation

The Foundation of the Marrakech International Film Festival, a non-profit organisation, was created in July 2002 as an initiative of His Majesty King Mohammed VI. The Foundation was recognised as being of public utility in accordance with decree no. 2-02-571 of 4 Joumada 1423 (15 July 2002).

The Foundation’s primary purpose is the organisation of the annual Marrakech International Film Festival and all related events aimed at encouraging cinematic creation, and the promotion and distribution of cinematic works in the Kingdom of Morocco and around the world.

The Board of Directors of the Foundation is chaired by

His Royal Highness
Prince Moulay Rachid

In addition to the President of the Foundation, the Board of Directors comprises the offices of:

Executive Vice-Presidents
One Treasurer
One General Secretary

The headquarters of the Foundation are located in Rabat at: Avenue Addolb,
Sector 13, Block P, N°13, Hay Riad, Rabat, Morocco.

Members of
the Board of Directors

UNDER THE PRESIDENCY OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE MOULAY RACHID

Faïçal LARAÏCHI

Executive Vice President of the Foundation / President of SNRT – SOREAD 2M

Khalid SAIDI

Acting Director of the Moroccan Cinematographic Center

Nadia FETTAH ALAOUI

Minister of Economy and Finance

Fatim-Zahra AMMOR

Minister of  Tourism, handicraft and social economy

Mohamed Mehdi BENSAID

Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication

Mohamed Mounir EL MAJIDI

General Manager of His Majesty’s Personal Secretarial Office

Karim KASSI-LAHLOU

Wali of Marrakech – Safi

Samir GOUDAR

President of the Marrakech – Safi region

Fatima-Ezzahra EL MANSOURI

Chairman of the Marrakech Urban District

Abdesslam AHIZOUNE

Chairman of Maroc Telecom

Adel EL FAKIR

General Manager of the ONMT

Mostafa TERRAB

Chairman of the OCP

Hassan Ouriaghly
CEO Al Mada Foundation
Azeddine BENMOUSSA
Financial Advisor to The President
Naoufel Mohamed BENSOUDA

Treasurer of the Foundation

Fadwa MEGZARI

General Secretary of the Foundation