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THE PRICE OF PEACE(0)

2015/12/15

THE PRICE OF PEACE

86 min – New Zealand – 2015
Version: English and New Zealand Maori subtitled in French
Directed by: Kim Webby
Produced by: Christina Milligan/Roger Grant/Kim Webby
This documentary follows Maori activist Tame Iti through seven dramatic years from the police ‘terrorist’ raids in the Urewera for which he was arrested and jailed, to the signing of what amounts to […]

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AUX ARMES TAHITIENS

AUX ARMES TAHITIENS

90 min – French Polynesia – 2015
Version: French subtitled in English
Directed by: Jacques Navarro-Rovira
Produced by: Bleu Lagon Productions/Polynésie 1ère/France Télévisions

The Second World War and the Tahitians. What is known and what is less well known: fighter pilots; bomber gunners; Special Forces Parachute team; Guadalcanal marines; the Resistance…
The film retraces the careers of these volunteers, their military […]

HIP HOP-ERATION

HIP HOP-ERATION

93 min – New Zealand — 2014
Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: Bryn Evans
Produced by: Inkubator Limited /N/A

Who says that your grandmother can’t be a hip-hop star?
Not New Zealanders.
For Kara, Maynie and Terri who are all over 90 years old, the trip to Las Vegas and the World Hip-Hop Championship is the trip of their lives […]

VISION IN THE DARK: THE LIFE OF PINKY THOMPSON

VISION IN THE DARK: THE LIFE OF PINKY THOMPSON

76 min – Hawaii/USA – 2014
Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: Ty Sanga
Produced by: Co Creative Studio / Kamehameha Schools
Returning from the Second World War, the Hawaiian Pinky Thompson devoted his time and energy to his archipelago’s social services. His lifelong work was aimed at improving the living conditions of […]

TUPAIA

TUPAIA

52 min – French Polynesia/New Zealand – 2015
Version: French subtitled in French and in English
Directed by: Lala Rolls
Produced by: Oceania Film/Island Film Productions/Polynésie 1ère
We all know Captain Cook, but what about the Tahitian navigator Tupaia who helped make his journey to New Zealand a success?  This Polynesian High Priest proved to be a diplomat, a politician and an […]

LE SALAIRE DES PROFONDEURS

LE SALAIRE DES PROFONDEUR

51 min – New Caledonia – 2015

Version: Fijian and English subtitled in French
Directed by: Dominique Roberjot and Christine Della-Maggiora
Produced by: Latitude 21 Pacific/Nouvelle-Calédonie 1ère/France Télévisions

‘I’m Fijian and I’m 20 years old…’
In this film, the narrator’s voice accompanies his account, the history of hundreds of fishermen in Fiji. Inhabitants of the remote islands in the archipelago, […]

PUTUPARRI AND THE RAINMAKERS

PUTUPARRI AND THE RAINMAKERS

97 min – Australia – 2015
Version:  English and Wangkatjungka subtitled in English
Directed by: Nicole Ma
Produced by: Sensible Films

Tom Putuparri Lawford is an Aborigine caught between two worlds. He has given in to the temptations of the modern world but has accepted the responsibility of guiding his community, to fight for his clan’s ancestral lands […]

PRISON SONGS

PRISON SONGS

56 min – Australia – 2015
Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: Kelrick Martin
Produced by: Harry Bardwell and Kelrick Martin
Berrimah, Northern Territory, Australia, is a prison where there are 800 male and female prisoners, 80% of them Aborigines.
‘We may all end up somewhere like this, but it’s hard to be there for years. Even if it’s legitimate.’ Witnesses […]

UNE EQUIPE DE RÊVE

UNE EQUIPE DE RÊVE

95 min – France – 2015
Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by : Mike Brett and Steve Jamison
Produced by: Agile Films, Archer’s Mark
After an historical defeat 31-0 against Australia in 2001, the American Samoa, bottom of the FIFA rankings, are still seeking their first victory in an official match. Not having shot a goal for 4 years […]

ANOTHER COUNTRY

ANOTHER COUNTRY
75 min – Australia – 2015
Version
Yolngu subtitled in English and French
Directed by : Molly Reynolds
Produced by: Peter Djigirr/Rolf De Heer/Molly Reynolds
The great Australian Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil tells the tale of ‘Another
Country’, a story of what happened when his people’s way of life was interrupted
by ours. This documentary film speaks to the havoc caused by the […]

THE GROUND WE WON

THE GROUND WE WON
THE GROUND WE WON

91 min – New Zealand – 2015
Version
English subtitled in English
Directed by
Christopher Pryor
Produced by
Deer Heart Films Ltd
Through the practices and rituals of a rugby club we observe the masculine world of a rural community in New Zealand. After a long run of losses, the team of farmers attempts to […]

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