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Panel: Producing & Social Impact

Speaker -

Didar Domehri

Bio -

Didar Domehri founded the company Maneki Films (IFCIC Award 2017 - Best young independent production company) and the label Full House in 2009. She used to be head of international sales of Films Distribution/Playtime and is now vice-president of Unifrance’s Feature Film Producers' Committee, member of the Union of Independent Producers (SPI), group leader for the European Producer workshop EAVE and member of the CNC’s commission d’agrément.
She also was vice president of the selection committee of CNC's Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, consultant for the Torino Film Lab and for Cannes Critics’ Week's Next Step program.
She produced 16 feature films, for the most part selected in the most prestigious festivals : KING by David Moreau (in postproduction), À L’OMBRE DES FILLES by Etienne Comar (in postproduction), PETITE FLEUR by Santiago Mitre (in postproduction), MEMORY HOUSE by João Paulo Miranda Maria (Official Selection - Cannes FF 2020 ; Discovery - TIFF 2020 ; New Directors - SSIFF 2020), UNDER THE STARS OF PARIS by Claus Drexel (French release on October 28th 2020), GIRLS OF THE SUN by Eva Husson (Competition – Cannes FF 2017, TIFF 2017), PICKPOCKETS by Peter Webber (Netflix), LA CORDILLERA by Santiago Mitre (Official selection Cannes Film Festival 2017 - Un Certain Regard), BANG GANG (A MODERN LOVE STORY) by Eva Husson (in competition TIFF 2015), PAULINA by Santiago Mitre (Grand Prix, Cannes Film Festival Critics’ Week 2015), DÉGRADÉ by Arab & Tarzan Nasser (Cannes Film Festival Critics’ Week 2015), RETURN TO ITACA by Laurent Cantet (Grand Prix Venice Days 2014), BROTHERHOOD OF TEARS by Jean-Baptiste Andréa, ELEFANTE BLANCO by Pablo Trapero (Official selection Cannes Film Festival 2012 - Un Certain Regard), 7 DAYS IN HAVANA by Laurent Cantet, Benicio del Toro, Julio Medem, Gaspar Noé, Elia Suleiman, Pablo Trapero, Juan-Carlos Tabio (Cannes Film Festival, Un Certain Regard 2012) and11 FLOWERS by Wang Xiaoshuai (Toronto & San Sebastian FF 2011).

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