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TRENT PARKE – THE BLACK ROSE(0)

2015/12/15

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 […]

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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 […]

WINNING GIRL

WINNING GIRL

68 min – USA- 2014
Version: English
Directed by: Kimberlee Bassford
Produced by: Making Waves Films LLC/Pacific Islanders Communications
‘Winning Girl’ follows the four-year journey of a Samoan-Hawaiian female teenage judo wrestling phenomenon from Hawaii and her family as they aim for championship gold, and in doing so tells the dynamic story of an elite athlete on her ascent, a girl […]

THE ROAD TO HOME

THE ROAD TO HOME
53 min – USA – 2015
Version: English subtitled in English
Directed by: Dominic Brown
Production: Dancing Turtle Films
The Road Home tells the story of Benny Wenda, the leader of West Papua’s struggle for independence against Indonesia. Ranging from his modest childhood in the remote mountains of New Guinea, to his life in political exile in the United […]

SHORT DOC SELECTION

SHORT DOC SELECTION:

HOMING

3 min – New Zealand – 2014
Version: English
Directed by: Andrew Scott
Production: Julia Parnell
A perspective on an occupied house translated into images and noises.

WAYNE

3 min – New Zealand – 2014
Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: Kristy Griffin
Production: Julia Parnell and Viv Kernick
A disabled boy and his interactions with others particularly with his loved one: Rachel

THE JUMP

3 min – New Zealand […]

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