The Iranian gained the Global Filmmaking Award at Sundance with “Yalda” – Groupe Ouest 2015
In Park City flooded under the snow, Massoud Bakhshi received on January 25th the Global Filmmaking Award at Sundance Film Festival for YALDA, his feature film coached in residency at Groupe Ouest.
YALDA, Massoud Bakhshi’s second feature film, was selected for the 2017 edition of Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab, a workshop which was held in Sundance Resort in Utah (United States), from 13 to 18 January 2017.
YALDA is produced by Jacques Bidou and Marianne Dumoulin for JBA production and Mahmoud Bakhshi for Bon Gah. Massoud Bakhshi’s first feature, A RESPECTABLE FAMILY, had known the success, in particular selected in Cannes in 2012 (Directors’ Fortnight section).