“Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness” & “Cuties” awarded at the American independent film festival

This Sunday 2nd of February 2020, we are wowed and really happy! “Yalda, a Night for Forgivenessby Massoud Bakhshi and “Cuties” by Maimouna Doucouré have been decorated at the Sundance Film Festival, respectively for the Grand Jury Prize & the Directing Award!! Two brilliant scripts, which became powerful movies: congratulations to both directors, it lifts our spirits!

Those two features films are also part of the competition at the Berlinale held in February 2020.


Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness” has been developed at Le Groupe Ouest’s 2015 Annual Selection and is supported by the Breizh Film Fund, the endowment fund created by Le Groupe Ouest. The film is produced by JBA Production, coproduced by Niko Film, Close Up Films, AMOUR FOU Luxembourg, Schortcut Films, Tita B and Ali Mosaffa Productions.

Cuties”has been developed within the framework of the workshop Scénario : puissance & âme of Groupe Ouest Développement in 2016. The film is produced by Zangro (Bien ou Bien productions).