Actualités du FIFO

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

PRISON SONGS [caption id="attachment_5051" align="alignleft" width="150"] Woman's Prison Berrimah Darwin SBS07th May 2014[/caption] 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...

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...

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....

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...

Président du Jury Abderrahmane SISSAKO, Réalisateur, scénariste, acteur, Mauritanie Membres du Jury René Boutin Directeur du festival Anuu ru Aboro Nouvelle-Calédonie     Patrice Guirao Auteur, Ecrivain, Parolier Polynésie française    Lisa Duff Productrice, Australie    Julia Parnell, Productrice Nouvelle-Zélande   Teva Pambrun Chef de Fabrication à Polynésie 1ère Polynésie française     Chantal Steinberg Association Ardèche images Directrice de l'Ecole  Documentaire de Lussas France...

Portrait du Président du Jury du FIFO 2016 Abderrahmane SISSAKO, Réalisateur, scénariste, acteur, Mauritanie     Cinéaste mauritanien,  Abderrahmane Sissako est né à Kiffa (Mauritanie) en 1961. Très tôt, il a quitté la terre qui l’a vu naître pour rejoindre le Mali, la terre natale de son père. Sa famille s’installe...

Découvrez la Sélection du FIFO 2016     Cette année l’organisation a eu le plaisir de recevoir 160 films dans la catégorie documentaires. 135 films correspondant aux critères de sélection ont été visionnés par le comité.       Liste des membres du comité de présélection : Patricia Lichon : Membre de l’AFIFO Michèle...

  THE GROUND WE WON Version Anglaise sous-titrée en anglais Réalisation Christopher Pryor Production  Deer Heart Films Ltd L’univers masculin d’une communauté rurale Néo-zélandaise est observé à travers les pratiques et les rituels de son club de rugby. Après une longue série d’échecs, l’équipe d’agriculteurs tente de redorer son blason. Le match du...

UNE EQUIPE DE RÊVE UNE EQUIPE DE RÊVE   95 min – Angleterre - 2015 Version anglaise sous-titrée en français Réalisation Mike Brett and Steve Jamison Production  Agile Films, Archer’s Mark Après une défaite historique 31-0 contre l’Australie en 2001, les Samoa Américaines, dernières au classement de la FIFA, sont toujours à la recherche de leur première...

PRISON SONGS PRISON SONGS 56 min – Australie - 2015 Version anglaise sous-titrée en français Réalisation Kelrick Martin Production  Harry Bardwell and Kelrick Martin Berrimah, territoire du Nord en Australie, est un centre pénitentiaire où sont enfermés 800 prisonniers, hommes et femmes, à 80%, des Aborigènes. « On peut tous finir dans un endroit comme celui...

PUTUPARRI AND THE RAINMAKERS PUTUPARRI AND THE RAINMAKERS 95 min – Australia - 2015 Version Anglaise et Wangkatjungka sous-titrée en anglais Réalisation Nicole Ma Production  Sensible Films Tom Putuparri Lawford est un Aborigène pris entre deux mondes. Il a cédé aux tentations du monde moderne mais a accepté la responsabilité de guider sa communauté,...

LE SALAIRE DES PROFONDEURS  LE SALAIRE DES PROFONDEURS  51 min – Nouvelle Calédonie - 2015 Version Fidjienne et anglaise sous-titrée en français Réalisation Dominique Roberjot et Christine Della-Maggiora Production  Latitude 21 Pacific/Nouvelle-Calédonie 1ère/France Télévisions « Je suis fidjien et j’ai 20 ans… ». Dans ce film, la voix du narrateur nous emporte à travers son récit, dans...