Maïmouna Doucouré Biography – Maïmouna Doucouré Wiki
Maïmouna Doucouré is a French-Senegalese film director and screenwriter. She made her feature film directorial debut with Cuties (2020). She created her first self made short film Hide-and-seek in 2013 and released it in the same year. In 2015, she produced her second short film in her career Maman(s) with the assistance of studio Bien ou Bien Productions and producer Zangro. The film has been selected in more than 150 festivals around the world and has won nearly 50 awards, including the International Sundance Film Award and the Grand Award at the Toronto Film Festival.
She penned the script for her debut feature film Cuties in early 2017 taking her life experience as a refugee girl into account. The script eventually won the Sundance’s Global Filmmaking Award in 2017. The film is based on a traditional Senegalese Muslim girl who is caught and torn between two contrasting fortunes, traditional values and internet culture while also speaking about hypersexualization of preadolescent girls. It premiered in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition sector of 2020 Sundance Film Festival on 23 January 2020 and won the Directing Jury Award praising the script of the film.
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Maïmouna Doucouré was born in 1985, in Paris, France.
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