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Une justice entre deux mondes(0)

2013/12/06

56 MN
NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE – 2013
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Eric Beauducel
PRODUCTION
Ekla Productions / France Télévisions / Calédonie 1ère
This documentary in New Caledonia follows the everyday life of magistrates involved for years in an original jurisdiction. Through attending customary court hearings in Nouméa and following a judge during their peripatetic hearings in Kanak tribes, the film reveals judicial reality where two worlds […]

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Toku Fenua

29 MN
AUTRICHE – 2011
VERSION
Anglaise
RÉALISATION
Martin Zinggl
PRODUCTION
Martin Zinggl
Everyday life in Niulakita, a very isolated, tiny atoll in the Tuvalu archipelago, inhabited by 47 islanders: the overloaded schooner, the weather station, siestas, crab hunting, fishing in the lagoon, deserted white sandy beaches…Time stood still. And in the middle of this calm life, several problems are modestly outlined such […]

Ananahi, demain

52 MN
FRANCE – 2013
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Cécile Tessier-Gendreau
PRODUCTION
France Télévisions / Polynésie 1ère / Anekdota Productions
‘Takanini’ is a group of Marquesan musicians with a unique style of reggae. It sings their culture, asserts their language and values. Its message is somewhat disturbing and illuminating through the evocative power of its music. Torn between tradition and modernity, the members of […]

The Valley of the Sharks

52 MN
ROYAUME UNI – 2013
VERSION
Anglaise sous-titrée en français
RÉALISATION
John Ruthven
PRODUCTION
Living Ocean Foundation
An oceanographic vessel and a catamaran are used as a base to explore the ocean floor in the Tuamotus and in Moorea, French Polynesia, for 10 months. Scientists study the interaction between sharks and reefs. The highlight of the film is the egg-laying of the […]

The Caledonian war

90 MN
NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE – 2012
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Jacques-Olivier Trompas
PRODUCTION
Néo Productions / Canal + Calédonie / Grand Angle Production
This is the story of New Caledonia from 1941 to 1950 and its involvement in the Second World War. In their fight against Japan that conquered a large part of the Pacific, the Americans took control of the economy of the French colony, […]

Te Hono Ki Rapa Nui

55 MN
NOUVELLE-ZÉLANDE – 2012
VERSION
Anglaise
RÉALISATION
Piata Gardinier-Hoskins
PRODUCTION
Waka Huia TVNZ
The young Maori Mana, discovers Rapa Nui (Easter Island) whose culture, history and language evoke his Maori homeland. He is guided as he approaches by an original character, an anti-establishment musician. This journey is an opportunity for Mana to reconnect with his heritage and line of descent.

Tavaka, histoire d’îles et d’exils

52 MN
FRANCE – 2013
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Lauren Cibien et Anne Pitoiset
PRODUCTION
Aaa Production
Wallis, a French island in the Pacific is marked by tavaka, this requirement felt by islanders to go somewhere else. Today, the island faces depopulation. These inhabitants, particularly the young, leave, attracted by modern living towards the wealthy New Caledonia to work, study and improve their standards […]

Rupene Mare

28 MN
NOUVELLE-ZÉLANDE – 2013
VERSION
Anglaise
RÉALISATION
Piata Gardinier-Hoskins
PRODUCTION
Waka Huia TVNZ
This is the very moving story of Rupene Mare, an elderly Maori. At the age of 17, he was admitted in painful conditions to psychiatric hospital following depression subsequent to the death of his mother. Boxing and his wife’s love saved him. He is currently devoted to campaigning for […]

Des œufs dans la cendre

22 MN
France – 2012
VERSION
Française
REALISATION
Benoit Demarle
PRODUCTION
Saint Thomas Productions
Matupit, a village in Papua New Guinea, situated at the foot of the active volcano Tavurvur could be hell. But the 2,000 villagers refuse to leave, having found an unlikely source of revenue in the collection of scrubfowl eggs buried in the flanks of the volcano. Previously gardeners or […]

Wimawi

19 MN
NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE – 2012
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Boaé Tyéa et Antoine Reiss
PRODUCTION
Anûû-rû âboro
Kanak objects are exhibited in the Quai Branly today. Along with Wimawi, a mourner’s mask evoking spirits from the land of the dead, they provide a path to culture and to the Kanak soul. The film also questions the place of spiritual objects in museums, a long […]

Le truck polynésien

52 MN
POLYNÉSIE FRANÇAISE – 2013
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Philippe Sintes
PRODUCTION
France Télévisions / Polynésie 1ère / Grand Angle Productions / Bleu Lagon Productions / Vidéo Prod
The truck, a symbolic means of transport in the Polynesian islands, has almost disappeared, leaving former users nostalgic, echoed by guitars, the ukulele, celebration choruses, haunted by the smell of tiare and flower garlands, and […]

Antonio, du lali au portable

56 MN
NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE – 2012
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Philippe Fréling
PRODUCTION
Mérapi Productions
Two Polynesian islands in the South Pacific, Wallis and Futuna, are plots of French territory that are still traditional and colourful in a Pacific style. Very reticent on the telephone and radio front until the 2000s, they are still untouched by mobile telephones. Radio and television have gradually made them […]

Kanak

52 MN
NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE – 2012
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Julien Donada
PRODUCTION
Tangaro / CLC Productions / France Télévisions
‘Kanak’ is a journey to the heart of an original culture with Edou as your guide who is in charge of the Tjibaou Cultural Society in Hienghene. An expert in thinking like a Kanak, he leads us through traditional society revealing all facets of the […]

He Toki Tawhito, Stone Adze

29 MN
NOUVELLE-ZÉLANDE – 2013
VERSION
Anglaise
RÉALISATION
Mana Epiha
PRODUCTION
Waka Huia TVNZ
In Whanganui, New Zealand, a Maori, Potonga Neilson, tells the story of a finely hewn stone axe, discovered in the sand on a beach. It is older than the first populations of Aoteraoa and proves that the tales told by the Elders are true. There had been Maori tribes […]

Heritage fight

154 MN
AUSTRALIE – 2012
VERSION
Anglaise
RÉALISATION
Eugénie Dumont
PRODUCTION
Keystone Films
In Australia, Broom is a tourist town in the remote region of Kimberley. It is a preserved area that has stayed natural, heir to prehistoric remains, from sacred sites and Aboriginal graves. The coast is a wildlife sanctuary, where whales mate. Regardless of this the Prime Minister of the state […]

Fishing Pono : Living in Harmony with the Sea

25 MN
HAWAII – 2013
VERSION
Anglaise sous-titrée en français
RÉALISATION
Mary Lambert
PRODUCTION
Kauai Girl Production
In Molokai, Hawaii, the fishermen complain about the decline of fish in their waters. Ways to help the fishermen and denounce the dangerous practice of longline fishing by foreign tuna boats are being considered. Local fishermen have established a programme to protect the reserve, inspired by […]

Mou Piri

13 MN
ÎLES COOK – 2013
VERSION
Anglaise
RÉALISATION
Karin Williams
PRODUCTION
Multinesia Productions
‘Mou Piri’ is a song, a sort of invitation to dance. The author who composed it illustrates the meaning of it by a ball scene that is a little old fashioned, but full of charm when the young man is expected to touch the shoulder of the one he […]

Inside the Monster

26 MN
POLYNÉSIE FRANÇAISE – 2013
VERSION
Française
RÉALISATION
Gilles Hucault
PRODUCTION
France Télévisions / Polynésie 1ère
Teahupoo in Tahiti is one of the best surf spots in the world known for its huge waves. Legendary surfers. Breath-taking images. How can anyone resist the inviting hit songs when it is filmed from so close and so well?

Queen of the desert

27 MN
AUSTRALIE – 2012
VERSION
Anglaise
RÉALISATiON
Alex Kelly
PRODUCTION
360 Films
She pretties herself up with pink hair extensions, eye shadow, sparkly socks and eccentric tights. Starlady is a social worker of the Third Kind, using original means to fight against the despair of young Aborigines and their isolation: the make-up, hair dye and hairdressing that she teaches in remote communities […]

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Natasha Gadd and Rhys Graham