With his scenario Yalda – Groupe Ouest’s 2015 Yearly Selection – selected in La Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde

Yalda, Massoud Bakhshi‘s scenario coached within Groupe Ouest’s 2015 Yearly Selection is part of the ten projects of first or second feature film selected by La Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde in the framework of 2016 Cannes Festival. This second feature film of the Iranian filmmaker – after the success of A Respected Family selected in Cannes 2012 / Quinzaine des Réalisateurs – is produced by Mahmoud Bakhshi / Bon Gah.

La Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde is a professional programme helping talented young directors from emerging countries increase their international exposure. Each year this programme, developed by the Institut français, in partnership with France Médias Monde – RFI, France 24, Monte Carlo Doualiya- with the support of The International Organization of La Fancophonie, invites ten directors working on their first or second feature films to attend the Festival de Cannes along with their producers.