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[singlepic id=1269 w=320 h=240 float=right] 87 MN FRANCE - 2012 VERSION Française sous-titrée en anglais RÉALISATION Vincent Perazio PRODUCTION Grand Angle Productions Discover the mystery of the disappearance of the ship Monique in the night of July 3rd 1953 between Maré and Grande Terre in New Caledonia, with 108 passengers on board, but also...

[singlepic id=1268 w=320 h=240 float=right] 52,12 MN FRANCE - 2011 Version Française sous-titrée en anglais RÉALISATION Philippe Tourancheau PRODUCTION Via Découvertes Production A story which summarizes the philosophy of the relationships between the West and indigenous people in the 19th century, in the darkest times of colonization. It highlights the difficult question concerning human...

[singlepic id=1267 w=320 h=240 float=right] 52 MN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - 2012 VERSION Française sous-titrée en anglais RÉALISATION Gil Busseuil PRODUCTION Mirafilmage The film pays tribute to the ship and crew of the Tuhaa Pae II, a ship having served the Austral Islands for 32 years which stopped his round trips in late 2012. For...

[singlepic id=1266 w=320 h=240 float=right] 66 MN AUSTRALIE - 2012 VERSION Anglaise sous-titrée en français RÉALISATION Steven McGregor PRODUCTION Tamarind tree Pictures 1942. The Second World War. The Japanese bombed Darwin and threatened Australia. 95 Aboriginal children from the ‘Stolen Generation’ and 3 young Missionnaries in charge of them are trapped on an island...

[singlepic id=1265 w=320 h=240 float=right] 57 MN AUSTRALIE - 2011 VERSION Anglaise sous-titrée en français RÉALISATION Jeni MACMAHON PRODUCTION Creative director The documentary tells the story of the last massacre of Aborigines in Australia. 85 years have passed since this painful episode in central Australia. This film shows how a mass killing of Aboriginal...

[singlepic id=1264 w=320 h=240 float=right] 90 MN AUSTRALIE - 2012 VERSION Anglaise sous-titrée en français RÉALISATION Olivier Pollet PRODUCTION Fourth World Films After decades of overfishing, the global tuna industry has now invaded the waters of Papua New Guinea. In the 1950's, this industry fished 400,000 tons of tuna a year. This number is...

[singlepic id=1263 w=320 h=240 float=right] 52 MN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - 2012 VERSION Française sous-titrée en anglais RÉALISATION Christine Bonnet Jean-Philippe Desbordes PRODUCTION Mano a Mano/Archipels Productions/Polynésie 1ère In 1960, Bernard Ista was an engineer and worked for the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) of Papeete. From 1960 to 1995, he filmed all nuclear tests from...

[singlepic id=1262 w=320 h=240 float=right] 52 MN NOUVELLE-ZÉLANDE - 2011 VERSION Anglaise sous-titrée en français RÉALISATION Tearepa Kahi PRODUCTION Monsoon Pictures International In the 60s a young photographer, Allan Baldwin, travels across Aotearoa. His camera captures the magical faces of elderly people, especially Kuia, mamas full of wisdom whose chin bears the Maori tattoo,...

For 6 years FIFO has infiltrated the whole year by visiting Polynesian archipelagos meeting the public, young and old alike. This is an operation which the FIFO team is very attached to, as the magic of documentary captures the audience. The populations of Taravao and...

In order to promote FIFO regionally, maintain contacts and discover new documentaries, the FIFO team met with Australian and New Zealand audiovisual professionals. Eliane Koller was the representative for AFIFO during this mission with promising results. You have just returned from a visit to Australia...

From the 26th to 28th May, FIFO will be in Saint Malo for the Etonnants Voyageurs Festival. 13 films selected in Tahiti, including ‘Murundak Songs of Freedom’ by Rhys Graham and Natasha Gadd which won the Grand Prix 2012, will be screened in the City...

The jury chairman of the Pacific International Documentary Film Festival 2012 discusses his team’s choices and the highlights of this 9th edition. As for Elie Chouraqui, he really wants to be jury chairman for FIFO forever.   What is your view of FIFO now that you have...

The different FIFO prizes were awarded at the closing ceremony in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere on Friday 10th February at the Maison de la Culture’s Grand Theatre, ending this 2012 competition, which in everyone’s opinion was a very good year. Straight after the henceforth famous...

Pierre Alzon spoke about e-tourism for the last ‘Decision-Maker Speech.’ After peaking in 2000, it must be noted that the tourism market is not looking good for Polynesia. Visitors are increasingly numerous yet their behaviour is different. It turns out that their trips are shorter but...

Friday 10th February 2012, the last 4th Digital Encounters debate about media and digital: "Is traditional press threatened by digital technology?" Erwann Gaucher, a consultant from the France Télévisions digital team took part by videoconference from Paris and set the scene with statistics and videos. Fifteen...

The 9th FIFO was, once again, a huge success: A sincere thank you to all those who supported this festival! The FIFO association is proud to present the conclusion of the 9th FIFO, held at the ‚Maison de la Culture’ from February 6th to February 12th,...

Aesthetically fabulous, humanely wonderful and artistically captivating, Ochre & Ink was unanimously well-received by the audience in the Little Theatre early yesterday afternoon at the projection-meeting with James Bradley, the director of the film. What an ambiance! Xiaoping is Chinese. He is ageless but has already...

It is the last day of the 4th Digital Encounters and time to briefly summarize the numerous discussions which have animated the week with Marcel Desvergnes, chairman of Aquitaine Europe Communication, the agency for digital initiatives, who has also the ‘Man’ responsible for FIFO’s digital...

The profile of Oceania Pitch, now at its third edition, has increased. Three coaches are available to train the pitchers throughout the whole week. In addition dozens of the region’s broadcasters are present during the Pitch session involving a selection of projects reflecting Oceania which...