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2015/12/16

YORGOS
72 min – Spain/Chile – 2014
Version: Spanish and Rapa Nui
Directed by: Paco Toledo & José Domingo Rivera
Produced by : Ando Liado S.L.U/ Nomade Films/Talatala Filmmakers
In 1993, a Hollywood film shot on Easter Island changed the lives of the Rapa Nui forever. The ‘Rapa Nui’ blockbuster attracted millions of dollars to the little island and provided employment for its […]

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CINÉ DES TOILES D’ÉTOILES

CINÉ DES TOILES D’ÉTOILES
13 min – Wallis & Futuna – 2015
Version: French and Wallisian
Directed by: Kamali Fetuuaho &Tino Taofinuu & Anthony Taitusi
Produced by: Cafe Fale Association /Department of Youth and Sport Wallis & Futuna
Tino and Kamali, two young people from the Cafe Fale association, are testament to the establishment of the Ciné d’Étoiles project. Tino and Kamali scour Wallis […]

MON FENUA ET SES GUERRIERS – TO’U FENUA E TONA MAU TO’A

MON FENUA ET SES GUERRIERS – TO’U FENUA E TONA MAU TO’A
26 min – French Polynesia – 2015
Version: French
Directed by: Claire Schwob
Produced by : Créative.Tv/Conservatoire de la Polynésie Française
A young pupil from the Conservatoire de la Polynésie Française, Tuarii Tracqui, opens our eyes to Polynesian dance and introduces us to men, dancers and warriors who reveal the masculine […]

CAP BOCAGE

CAP BOCAGE
74 min – New Zealand – 2014
Version: French
Directed by: Jim Marbrook
Produced by : Jim Marbrook
Florent Euriske is a militant Kanak in New Caledonia intent on preserving the wild nature of his region when an avalanche of rubble from a nickel factory devastates the banks of the Houailou Lagoon in 2008. He then leads the association created to […]

VANUATU, LE SYMBOLE DE L’URGENCE CLIMATIQUE

VANUATU, LE SYMBOLE DE L’URGENCE CLIMATIQUE
52 min – France – 2015
Version: French
Directed by: Pierre Belet
Produced by : Grand Angle Productions/Archipel Production
In March 2015, the extremely powerful cyclone Pam destroyed Vanuatu, a precarious and poor Oceanic country whose environment is particularly vulnerable due to many problems: reef destruction; climate change; earthquakes and volcanism. In this film, four men endeavour […]

POE RAVA, UNE SAGA POLYNÉSIENNE

POE RAVA, UNE SAGA POLYNÉSIENNE
52 min – French Polynesia – 2014
Version: French
Directed by: Philippe Fréling
Produced by : Bleu Lagon Production/Polynésie 1ère/France Télévisions/Mérapi Productions
French Polynesia and its natural environment host a wealth of beautiful things. Mother-of-pearl and the black pearl for example. Are they the work of God or of mankind? With all its twists and turns, is pearl […]

TAHITI, DES PERLES À REVENDRE

TAHITI, DES PERLES À REVENDRE
52 min –French Polynesia – 2015
Version: French
Directed by: Philippe Fréling
Produced by : Bleu Lagon Production/Polynésie 1ère/France Télévisions/Mérapi Productions
A pearl oyster inhabits the lagoons in Polynesia. The Pinctada Margaritifera, or mother-of-pearl provides a rare jewel, the black pearl, poe rava. 50 years ago Tahitian cultured pearls came to life thanks to Jean Marie Pommard in […]

NÉO-CALÉDONIENNE QUI ES-TU?

NÉO-CALÉDONIENNE QUI ES-TU?
52 min – France – 2014
Version: French
Directed by: Sylvie Arnaud
Produced by : MC4/Femmes en Images/Nouvelle Calédonie 1ère
Written from a masculine viewpoint, the history of New Caledonia has often ignored the importance of the role played by women in society. We meet four of them: two female politicians, Dewe Gorodé and Sonia Lagarde, a journalist, Nathalie Daly, […]

TRENT PARKE – THE BLACK ROSE

TRENT PARKE – THE BLACK ROSE

27 min 30 – Australia – 2015
Version: English
Directed by: Catherine Hunter
Produced by: Catherine Hunter and Julia Overton
Portrait and artistic career of the great photographer Trent Parke. He was the only Australian to join the prestigious Magnum Photo Agency. It reveals the loss of his mother and his mourning, and how her absence marked […]

THE DAY THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

THE DAY THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

58 min – New Zealand – 2015
Version: English
Directed by: Christopher Dudman
Produced by: Robbers Dog Films Ltd
The Day that changed my life is a moving tribute to the victims and survivors of the Christchurch earthquake in February 2011. This film describes the greatest disaster in the recent history of New Zealand. Its captivating […]

RAIMANA WORLD

RAIMANA WORLD

53 min – France – 2015
Version: French
Directed by: Antoine Laguerre
Produced by: ADLTV
Raimana Van Bastolaer is a true Tahitian legend, a respected surfer admired by everyone. His world consists of large waves, as well as sharing his passion with people from all over the world, not forgetting the native children. He initiates, guides, reassures, teaches and protects. Amateur […]

FRACKMAN

FRACKMAN

93 min – Australia – 2015
Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: Richard Todd
Produced by: Freshwater Films/Smith&Nasht/Aquarius Productions/Yes 3 Companies-Frackman Films

‘Frackman’ tells the story of a militant Dayne Pratzky and his fight against international gas companies. Australia will soon become the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas. The state of Queensland, where Dayne lives, has over 30,000 […]

TOTEM LIBERTÉ

TOTEM LIBERTÉ
54 min – New Caledonia – 2015
Version: French
Directed by: Dorothée Tromparent and Emmanuel Desbouiges
Produced by: PAO Production/Canal + Calédonie
This film takes place in a prison in Nouméa, CAMP EST. A sculpture workshop called Totem Liberté began four years ago behind its high walls. Its principle was to guide a group of prisoners towards monumental totems. Between the re-appropriation […]

L’ÎLE CONTINENT

L’ÎLE CONTINENT
52 min – New Caledonia – 2013
Version: French subtitled in French
Directed by: Alan Nogues
Production: Emotion Capturée
L’île Continent is the story of an island with a very distant geological past: New Caledonia. This land’s fauna, as well as flora, is second to none in terms of biodiversity whose components are linked to Kanak clans. Filmed over 3 years […]

Sport for Change – Solomon Islands

Sport for Change – Solomon Islands

29 min – New Zealand – 2013
Version: English
Directed by: Briar March
Produced by: Attitude Pictures
Living with a handicap in the Solomon Islands is tough. It’s one of the poorest nations in the Pacific. Australian paralympic rugby champion Curtis Palmer is there for a week coaching a group of people with disabilities in wheelchairs on […]

LE MYSTÈRE MÉROU

LE MYSTÈRE MÉROU
90 min – France – 2015
Version: French
Directed by: Gil Kébaïli
Produced by: Les Films d’ici/Arté
A spectacular gathering of thousands of groupers attracted the attention of the team of the biologist and photographer Laurent Ballesta in Fakarava in French Polynesia. These fish are waiting for the full moon to reproduce at the same time on the same day […]

GOORRRANDALNG: BROLGA DREAMING

GOORRRANDALNG: BROLGA DREAMING
11 min – Australia – 2015
Version: English and Miriwoong subtitled in English
Directed by: Ju Ju Wilson
Produced by: Bigapitija PL

Granny Sheba Dignari is 95 years old. Singing and visiting the country are among her favourite things. She sings the songs of her Elders, particularly songs her mother taught her. Granny Sheba visits Miriwoong country in Northern Australia’s […]

FIGHTER

FIGHTER
26 min – Australia – 2015
Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: Perun Bonser
Produced by: Metamorflix

43-year old Neil Coyne was Western Australia’s first Aboriginal wrestler. In the ring for over seven years, ‘N.C. Viper’ was popular with the public and his adversaries.
However, the death of his mother eighteen months ago brought back memories of childhood trauma, sending him […]

BUSCANDO A ISLA DE PASCUA; LA PELICULA PERDIDA

BUSCANDO A ISLA DE PASCUA; LA PELICULA PERDIDA
60 min – Chile – 2015
Version: Spanish subtitled in English and French
Directed by: Carmen E. Brito
Produced by: Andrea Seelenfreund and Leo Pakarati
Rolls of film, the remains of a film, were found at Valparaiso flea market in Chile. They consist of the negatives and non-edited parts of a Chilean film directed by […]

UNE NATURE ENVAHISSANTE

UNE NATURE ENVAHISSANTE

52 min – France/New Caledonia – 2014
Version: French
Directed by: Jenny Briffa
Produced by: Tetemba Productions/Grand Angle
The damage caused by invasive species today in New Caledonia is dramatic. Deer, ants, cats, rats and pigs all destroy biodiversity. This documentary focuses on the consequences that are not just ecological! They are also economic and human. It shows that invasive […]

PLASTIC PARADISE

PLASTIC PARADISE

57 min – USA – 2013
Version: English
Directed by: Angela Sun
Produced by: Lerd Productions
The world has become inundated with plastic, a material that appears so perfect and useful, but…it isn’t 100% biodegradable. After sixty or so years of increasingly popularity, what has happened to the waste? It often ends up in the sea. Midway Atoll and its polluted […]

FOOTPRINTS

FOOTPRINTS
13 min – Australia – 2015
Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: Cornel Ozies
Produced by: Eileen Torres and Eloise Schnierer
About Djugun people reasserting their identity. The Djugun people mark the sand on the beaches at the edge of the cliffs with footprints and claim the land as theirs. Dances and above all songs express how these Aboriginal people […]

HUMANAHUM, L’HISTOIRE DE JOHN GABILOU

HUMANAHUM, L’HISTOIRE DE JOHN GABILOU
52 min – French Polynesia – 2014
Version: French
Directed by: Philippe Sintes
Produced by: Bleu Lagon Productions/Polynésie 1ère
Everyone in Polynesia knows the singer, but few really know his story. He left his mark upon people right from the outset with the Barefoot boys gaining 3rd place in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1981 with 400 million […]

TE MANA O TE MOANA

TE MANA O TE MOANA
95 min 25 – New Zealand – 2015
Version: English
Directed by: Anna Marbrook and Mike Single
Produced by: Heather Lee/Oceanic Nature Film Production/Dieter Paulmann

Te Mana o te Moana – The Pacific Voyagers is the epic voyage of a 100 Pan-Pacific Islanders who traverse 1000’s of nautical miles in six vaka moana to fight for the future […]

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