Author: fifo

[singlepic id=1229 w=320 h=240 float=right] Australie- 2011-60 min Réalisation : Phoebe Hart Production : Hartflicker Moving Pictures The documentary maker, Phoebe Hart, has made a film about her voyage of self-discovery which has allowed her to clear any previous shame, to clear the family secret surrounding her bodily condition...

[singlepic id=1231 w=320 h=240 float=right] France – 2011- 52 min Réalisation : Christophe Alonso Production : Programm 33 They have their own language, waves and rules. Deaf to surf business mermaids, these "modern day knights" defend their waves like we capture territory. They brave the four corners of the...

[singlepic id=1220 w=320 h=240 float=right] Nouvelle Calédonie-2011- 52 Réalisation: Olivier Joneman Production: Nouvelle Calédonie 1er A charming portrait of a ‘European New Caledonian’ farmer, images of his meetings with his Kanak friends all over the Grande Terre and an account of his relationship with them. Gritty anecdotes and sensitive...

USA-2007-57 Réalisation : Lisette Marie Kaualena Flanary Production : Lehua Films ‘NA KAMALEI: les Hommes du Hula’ stages the journey of a legendary hula master, a Hawaiian dance. The teacher, Robert Cazimero shows men the graceful gestures involved in this dance. The film promotes Hawaiian artistic pride and...

[singlepic id=1226 w=320 h=240 float=right] Japon/Nouvelle Zélande- 2011- 50 min Réalisation : Brant Backlund Production : Shinichi Murata/Andrew Waterworth/ NHK, NHNZ, France Télévisions, Science Channel ‘Life Force’ is an animal film with superb images which show us New Zealand’s turbulent geological past. It is a country where amazing creatures...

[singlepic id=1221 w=320 h=240 float=right] Nouvelle Zélande- 2010- 43 Réalisation : Ying L Production : 3rd Party Productions Bill Sevesi, a musician from Tonga, had a dream to make the ukulele popular in New Zealand, this small musical instrument common to most of the islands in the Pacific. He...

[singlepic id=1235 w=320 h=240 float=right] Nouvelle Zélande- 2011- 52min Réalisation : Libby Hakaraia Production : Blue Bach Productions Ltd Anne and Amiria explore the life of their ancestor who lived and worked with Maoris and bring back images of the past that he had photographed or filmed to the...

[singlepic id=1233 w=320 h=240 float=right] Australie-2011-54 min Réalisation : Luigi Acquisto Production : FairTrade Films Ltd ‘Trafficked - The Reckoning’ follows an enquiry carried out 15 years after events by a former policeman, Chip Payne who wants to re-examine human trafficking in Sydney and find the man who handed...

[singlepic id=1237 w=320 h=240 float=right] Royaume Uni- 2011- 52 Réalisation : Pierre Deschamps Production : Deschamps Pictures Ltd This film is a sporting documentary, but there’s more to it. Around rugby, the national sport, many aspects of New Zealand’s culture, history and heritage are apparent, like haka, an emanation...

[singlepic id=1227 w=320 h=240 float=right] FIDJI- Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée- USA- 2011- 39 min Réalisation : Mary Lambert Production : Kauai Girl Productions A contest between the ‘Miss’ of the South Pacific. They confront not only each other’s beauty, of course, but also their cultural knowledge, their costumes...

[singlepic id=1224 w=320 h=240 float=right] Nouvelle Zélande- 2011- 52 min Réalisation : Kathleen Mantel Production : Scottie Douglas Productions Ltd Joe Harawira, a worker in New Zealand, has fought against industry and the government...

[singlepic id=1223 w=320 h=240 float=right] France-2010-52 min Réalisateur : Gil Keibaili Production : Grand Angle Productions- Bleu Lagon Productions. In Polynesia, it is sufficient to pronounce ‘G’ to know what is being spoken about. G is an outstanding spear fisherman in the land of underwater hunters…and sharks. For several...

[singlepic id=1236 w=320 h=240 float=right] Austalie-2010-60 Réalisateur : Dei El-Ayoubi Procution : Dei El-Ayoubi et Susan Burchill- FOXTEL ‘Who we are’ describes the meetings and creative convergence of seven Australian artists. Their artistic visions, where their art and different styles interact, their openness to spirituality and their links with...

[singlepic id=1225 w=320 h=240 float=right] Australie-2009-26 min Réalisateur : Russel Ali Production :Ali Russel Films It’s not easy growing up in a small Australian town divided by land ownership issues. Should it be sold to the mines or not? The views of Jacinta, a young Aboriginal adolescent with hope...

[singlepic id=1219 w=320 h=240 float=left] All year long, International Oceanian Documentary Film festival of Tahiti (FIFO),  offers screenings “outside the walls” to give to as many people as possible, from remote Rurutu to Melbourne via Paris, the pleasure to discover the best of the documentary production...

Hello everyone, The call for entries for our next FIFO is open for another couple of weeks - until the 1st of October. Our preselection commitee has started viewing the entries we have received so far. Do not hesitate to send your application – we happily...

The Festival’s award-giving ceremony took place in a warm atmosphere, with the Jury and personalities from the country present. The members of the jury praised the quality and the commitment of the documentaries proposed, which have allowed festival goers to appreciate a summary of the...

For the 5th consecutive year the Pacific International Documentary Film Festival hosted the Pacific Television Conference, a gathering organised with the support of the Oceania Football Confederation. This edition was of particular importance, first of all because of the high level of participation registered this year:...

The stage fright was visible on the faces of the ten directors, scriptwriters and producers who had come to defend their ‘baby’ this Thursday afternoon at FIFO, during the international pitch session. ‘A Pitch’?  To shed light upon it: a pitch is the oral presentation...