Didar Domehri



Didar Domehri founded the production company Maneki Films and the label Full House in 2009. She used to be head of international sales of Films Distribution/Playtime. She was vice president of the selection committee of CNC’s Aide aux Cinémas du Monde, member of the selection committee for the Cinéfondation residency, as well as for the Aquitaine region and CICLIC (Centre region). In 2017 she was chosen by Unifrance and European Film Promotion to represent France for Producers on the move. She also received that same year the IFCIC award for best young independent production company, and was made chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Didar Domehri regularly intervenes as an international market expert for the European Producer workshops EAVE and EAVE Puentes, training tomorrow’s European producers as a group leader. She also takes part every year as a producer expert in Cannes Critics’ Week’s Next Step program, the TorinoFilmLab, Qumra and the Full Circle Lab, founded by Mathieu Darras, and selects projects for the coproduction market When East Meets West (Trieste Film Festival). After being vice-president of Unifrance’s Feature Film commission for two years, and being part of the executive committee on the TVFI-Unifrance merger, she was appointed president of the feature films college of the new association. She is also member of the feature film board of the Union of Independent Producers (SPI), and member of the Collectif 50/50. She is regularly asked to be jury member in film festivals and international coproduction markets: - Member of Cannes Critics’ Week jury in 2021, and for Biarritz Festival - Latin America in 2019 - Jury member for the Eurimages Award in the coproduction market of San Sebastián Film Festival in 2018, and for Rotterdam and Rome film festivals in 2020 - Jury member for the coproduction market of the International Istanbul Film Festival and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival in 2016 She has produced and coproduced 18 films : GODLAND, by Hlynur Palmason (in postproduction), UNDER THE FIG TREES by Erige Sehiri (in postproduction), 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

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