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Fifo Festival in Tahiti

Carte blanche to Doc Edge

Time : From 1 pm to 6:30 pm

Place : Grand Théâtre of the " Maison de la culture "

Free Entrance

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What is Doc Edge ?

Launched in 2005, Doc Edge is a documentary film festival that takes place in Auckland and Wellington over a ten-day period. Each year, the festival presents around 50 films from all over the world. A large number of documentaries are awarded and recognised by International critics. Doc Edge proposes varied, good quality films, an outstanding selection and a wonderful opening to the world. Over 10.000 people participate in the Festival annually. The 10th festival will take place in Auckland from 20th May to 1st June and in Wellington from 3rd to 4th June 2015.

 

 

Doc Edge Selection

 

operation overdueErebus, Operation Overdue - at 1 pm

72 min - New Zealand, 2014

English Version with French subtitles

Directed by Peter Burger & Charlotte Purdy

Produced by Carmen J Leonard

In 1979, a jet carrying 257 passengers disappeared over the Antarctic. Eleven policemen were sent to Mount Erebus to retrieve the victims of the accident and fathom the reasons for the crash.

 

redwhiteblackblueRed White Black and Blue - at 2:30 pm

81 min, New Zealand & USA, 2012

English Version with French subtitles

Directed by James Brown

Produced by Thomas Burstyn, Stuart Krohn, Chris Packard & Barbara Sumner-Burstyn

An American and New Zealand team enter the world of rugby. The directortries to dissipate certain negative stereotypes and the stigma associated with young Afro-Americans.

 

finding-mercy-405Finding Mercy - at 4 pm

45 min, New Zealand, 2012

English Version dubbed in French

Directed by Robyn Paterson

Produced by Leanne Pooley

This very personal film, explains the reality of Zimbabwe through the eyes of the director who grew up in this country. It is a heartbreaking story following the search for Mercy, her childhood friend.

 

hip h-operationHip H-operation - at 5 pm

93 min, New Zealand, 2014

English Version with French subtitles

Directed by Bryan Evans

Produced by Paula Jones & Alex Lee

This documentary explores the life and motivations of a group of elderly New Zealanders, who wish to compete in the World Hip Hop Championships in Las Vegas.

 

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