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2012/11/27

52 MN
NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE – 2012
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Jacques-Oliver Trompas
PRODUCTION
Néo production
Two years of work were needed to take us to meet the Chan Dang, those Vietnamese who left the Rock (New Caledonia) in 1963 and uncover a little-know part of the history of migrations in this country. Close-up on a rich and moving documentary.

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Une goutte de liberté dans l’océan

52 MN
FRANCE – 2012
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Arnaud Hudelot
PRODUCTION
Grand Angle/Bleu Lagon/Polynésie 1ère
This is the very unusual story of editorial offices situated in Moorea separated from the rest of the world. Its name: ‘Tahiti Pacific Magazine’, from the founder Alex W. du Prel. In his writing nothing is spared, nothing hidden, everything is said.

Le trésor sous-marin des îles Marquises

52 MN
POLYNÉSIE FRANÇAISE – 2012
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Jouvin Nicolas
PRODUCTION
Les Films en Vrac/Bleu Lagon Production/Fondation Daniel Jouvance-Institut de France/
Polynésie 1ère
The ecosystem of the Marquesas Islands is unique, exceptional and naturally protected. The film explores this environment in the company of inhabitants of the Marquesas Islands and top international specialists in marine biology, together for 80 days at sea for […]

Perfect in My Imperfection

22 MN
NOUVELLE-ZÉLANDE – 2012
VERSION
Anglaise
RÉALISATION
Julia Parnell
PRODUCTION
Notable Pictures Ltd
‘Perfect in My Imperfection’ explores a challenging time in the life of the choreographer and dancer who is also fakaleiti (Tongan transgender), Amanaki Prescott. Although a rising star on the New Zealand professional dance scene, Amaki struggles to feel accepted within the Tongan community and her own family.

Père Laval, un paradoxe mangarévien

53 MN
POLYNÉSIE FRANÇAISE – 2011
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Jacques Navarro
PRODUCTION
Grand Angle Production/Bleu Lagon Production/KTO TV
Father Laval is a historic character now virtually legendary in the collective unconscious of the Managarevan people in the Gambier Islands. Diverse and at times very critical pictures have been outlined of this 19th century missionary priest. Father Auguste Uebe Carlsson, born in the Gambier […]

Paroles de mousses

52 MN
FRANCE- 2012
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Dominique Thouvenin, Régis Michel et Philippe Fontenoy
PRODUCTION
Pacifico Island Production
“Paroles de mousses” is the story of two children who grow and evolve course of their journey, the passage of time. Two very different little men, rich their temperaments and their discoveries … Two little guys that we want to track and never quit.

Papua new Guinea : Battered et bruised

25MN
Papouasie Nouvelle-Guinée – 2011
VERSION
Anglaise
RÉALISATION
Drew Ambrose
PRODUCTION
Al Jazeera English
Family violence has reached what could be called epidemic levels in Papua New Guinea, the South Pacific’s largest nation. Two out of three women experience domestic violence and 50% of women have experienced forced sex or gang rape. Faced with this dramatic situation due above all to a deviation […]

Ngali Nut of life

8,5 MN
Îles Salomon – 2012
VERSION
Anglaise
RÉALISATION
Doliano Adilah
PRODUCTION
Subwadi Media
This very short film tells the story of a tree in the Salomon Islands, the Ngali nut tree, the nut of which has for a long time been the most highly prized and exploited resource of villagers in Fo’ondo, Toa’baita and the Malaita Island. Even though it represents the […]

Lon Marum : people of the volcano

48 MN
VERSION
Anglaise
RÉALISATiON
Filip Talevu-Soraya Hosni
PRODUCTION
FURTHERARTS VANUATU and Agence Française pour le Développement
In Vanuatu, Lon Marum or ‘The Mountain which Smokes’ is the story of a volcano told by the people who live on its slopes. But it is also the confrontation of two worlds, one of tradition, of ancestral knowledge, myths and beliefs and one of western […]

Les cannibales du Pacifique

53 MN
FRANCE – 2011
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Richard Martin Jordan
PRODUCTION
Les Films en Vrac
The natives of Futuna, a southern island of the Vanuatu archipelago invented the “Magic Vanuatu Cannibal Tour.” They disguise themselves as cannibals for tourists to New Caledonia and Australia. Their economical survival depends on it.

Le dernier assaut

59 MN
FRANCE- 2011
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Pioutaz Sylvain
PRODUCTION
Pioutaz Sylvain
In 2010, Mathieu Kassovitz filmed ‘Order and Morality,’ retracing the attack on a gendarmerie in New Caledonia by a group of Kanaks in 1988, the death of 4 gendarmes and the dramatic events which followed. ‘Le dernier assaut’ (The Last Assault) is a very emotional account of this being filmed in […]

The Last Ocean

87 MN
NOUVELLE-ZÉLANDE – 2012
VERSION
Anglaise
RÉALISATION
Peter Young
PRODUCTION
Fisheye Films
‘The Last Ocean’ is a call for the protection of the entire Ross Sea, the most pristine marine ecosystem on Earth. This maritime zone situated in Antarctica is currently threatened by industrial fishing campaigns first launched by New Zealand, a nation estimated to defend ecology.

Kava. La racine du Pacifique

52 MN
NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE – 2012
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Dominique Roberjot – Christine Della-Magiora
PRODUCTION
Latitude 21/France Télévisions
Every evening in New-Caledonia, thousands of people meet in nakamal to drink a kava.  What do we really know about this root, apart from that it comes from Vanuatu and that it was traditionally used as a custom?

Ka mate, the haka the legend

54 MN
NOUVELLE ZÉLANDE – 2011
VERSION
Anglaise
RÉALISATION
Grace Wiremu
PRODUCTION
Maramena Ltd
The story of Ngati Toa, Chief Te Rauparaha and the incredible rise of his renowned Haka, ‘Ka Mate,’ are reconstructed for the first time on Maori TV during the Rugby World Cup 2011. It is also the first time that the account of the origin of Haka could be […]

Imulal – Prix du Pitch au FIFO 2012

59 MN
NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE – 2012
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Nunë Luepack
PRODUCTION
Sanosi Production
This documentary, which won the prize for the best pitch at FIFO 2012, is the work of a young Kanak, Nunë Luepack, who questions the future of his country, New Caledonia. In this Pacific region, a Kanak leader evokes our words, custom and place in customary society. In Paris, Sylvain […]

Impérieuse raerae

52 MN
POLYNÉSIE FRANÇAISE – 2012
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Cécile Tessier Gendreau
PRODUCTION
Anekdota Productions
Who are the raerae we meet in streets, restaurants, bars or schools in Papeete? These men who feel they are women, how do they live their differences in the geographical narrow-mindedness of their island? That’s what Cécile Tessier  Gendreau wanted to know and went to meet them.

Fono et ses frères

52 MN
FRANCE – 2011
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Christophe Vindis
PRODUCTION
Antea Production/Fr3
Fono is one of many Tongans who left the relaxed life of their native islands to pursue their passion for rugby in France. In the Club d’Agen, Fijians, Samoans, and other players from distant lands try like Fono to build a career and support their families.

Essais nucléaire: un héritage sans fin

52 MN
POLYNESIE FRANÇAISE – 2012
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Thierry Derouet
PRODUCTION
Bonobo productions/Polynésie 1ère
This documentary makers Thierry Derouet and Nathalie Barbe question the consequences today of the 193 nuclear tests carried out in French Polynesia between 1966 and 1996 and the effects upon the Polynesian generations from the nuclear testing era as well as their descendants, the children of the bomb.

Coconut Power

52MN
Allemagne – 2012
VERSION
Anglaise
REALISATION
Jorg – Susan Wentzlaff
PRODUCTION
Jorg – Susan Wentzlaff
This is the tale of the Tongan student, Bruno Banani. Catapulted into the world of winter sports by chance, he soon finds himself to be Tonga’s first hope for competing in the Winter Olympics. A true story of hope, luck, perseverance and courage.

TEASER FIFO 2014-Polynésie 1ere

FIFO CATALOGUE 2012

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Natasha Gadd and Rhys Graham