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Fifo Festival in Tahiti

Oceanian short films night 2016


AU LARGE D'UNE VIE
30 minutes, French Polynesia

Au-large-d'une-vieVersion: French
Directed by: Claire Schwob
Produced by: Christine Tisseau Giraudel

Teva, a young Tahitian film director, returns to his native island as chairman at a film festival. Returning to his roots and loved ones leads him to question who he is, what he wants to do and where he wants to be.


SHELVED


 5 minutes and 30 seconds, New ZealandShelved

Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: James Cunningham
Produced by: James Cunningham, Olivier Hilbert and Leon Woud

The robots are at work. They are perfect and they are busy. So when the time comes for them to go to the scrapyard, can they be replaced?

 

TOHUNGA
8 minutes, New Zealand

Tohunga
Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: Rebecca Collins
Produced by: Rebecca Collins, Marie Thompson and Wayne Te Tai

In Aotearoa, a little Maori boy is ill. The family contacts a ‘Tohunga’ who performs a traditional ceremony watched by his sister. The Tohunga and the little girl observe each other with mutual confidence and respect.


GALAXIE SONDAGE

Galaxie sondage12 minutes, New Caledonia

Version: French
Directed by: Manuella Ginestre
Produced by: Radikal Pictures

Vincent comes from the countryside and accepts a job offer at a market research firm in a strange town. His work colleagues are unpredictable and the passers-by are disturbing. Is it really a good idea to carry out opinion polls on them?


FIXED

Fixed7 minutes, Australia

Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: Codey Wilson and Burleigh Smith
Produced by: Rob Viney and Burleigh Smith

This family is almost normal: Daddy, Mummy, the dog and the Internet, not forgetting the three children: the oldest is heavily pregnant; the middle teen has a tendency to be mischievous; the youngest asks far too many questions.

ROSS AND BETH

Ross Milking15 minutes, New Zealand

Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: Hamish Bennett
Produced by: Orlando Stewart

Following the everyday life of a busy farming couple that is very modest when it comes to expressing themselves; but when misfortune strikes, destiny is on the horizon…

SKETCHY

Sketchy 2 - copie5 minutes, Australia

Version: English subtitled in French
Directed and produced by: John Morgan

Who gains the upper hand of the drawing when the drawings meet their illustrator and the illustrator is turned into a drawing?

 

DATE WITH FATE

Date-with-fate
3 minutes and 40 seconds, Australia

Directed by: Venetia Taylor
Produced by: Daniel Prypchan

A dating service, followed by a date, a camera, a surprise and an argument. That’s a real couple for you!

 

THE LANDING

The-landing18 minutes, Australia

Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: Josh Tanner
Produced by: Jade Van Der Lei

In the Cold War years, the Australians saw themselves as the West’s last line of defence against the Communists. How did a father, an isolated farmer, react to a spacecraft landing in the family garden?

TAHITI

Tahiti - copie 
1 minute and 30 seconds, French Polynesia

Version: French
Directed and produced by: Raurii Gatien

A humorous insight to local customs and culture, through the eyes of a young Tahitian, putting an end to certain clichés.

 

OVER THE MOON
8 minutes, Australia
Over the moon
Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: James Cunningham
Produced by: James Cunningham, Olivier Hilbert and Andrew Beattie

Competition with Western style American astronauts is no easy matter for the first woman who walked on the moon. Teetering in her high heels, Connie experiences more than just a journey in her spacesuit...

RESISTANCE

Resistance - copie1 minute and 30 seconds, French Polynesia

Version: French
Directed and produced by: Iaorana Production

  Tahiti. The latest news from the future: couldn’t creating a world where machines dominate humans have been avoided?

 

TE HOPE'ARAA NO HINA
3 minutes, Tahiti
Te-hope...

Version:
Tahitian subtitled in French
Directed and produced by: Leia Chang Soi

The legend of Hina recalls the fate of this princess who wanted to protect her people from drought and sacrificed herself until she was cursed.

(Award winner at the Vini Film Festival)

 

RECIPROCITE

Réciprocité - Photo - copie7 minutes and 30 seconds, New Caledonia

Version: French
Directed by: Ludovic Hutier
Produced by: Ludovic Hutier

An important change must transform the justice system. The President is hesitant to sign a law that updates, through virtual reality, the law of retaliation: an eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. Is making criminals suffer what they did to their victims deemed as justice?

 

LA NUIT DU RÔDEUR

La nuit du rôdeur (1)
4 minutes, New Caledonia

Version: French
Directed and produced by: Roland Rosserro

Nightmarish bloody business that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Is it a good idea for an investigator close to retirement to hide in a car with a novice?

 

AVEC LE TEMPS

Avec le temps
1 minute and 30 seconds, French Polynesia

Version: French
Directed and produced by: Nyko PK 16

Weeks and years go by, as time moves on on, it would be better not to let it slip away.

 

THE FUTURE

The-future7 minutes, Australia

Version: English subtitled in French
Directed by: Venetia Taylor
Produced by: Daniel Prypchan

A young couple sees into its future during their marriage proposal – it’s a bad lot!

MA LETTRE DE CORRESPONDANCE

Ma lettre de correspondance
Lauréat du Vini Film festival 2015

Directed by: Manuarii Buchin

This is the story of a young boy writing a letter. He innocently reveals a difference between his and society's vision. A problem exposed straight from the heart.

TEASER FIFO 2014-Polynésie 1ere

FIFO CATALOGUE 2012

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Natasha Gadd and Rhys Graham