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‘Contact’ is the unusual story of an Aborigine community, and their first confrontation with White Man. But it is also the story about another meeting, between Yuwali, one of the protagonists of the documentary, and Bentley Dean, one of the two co-directors of the film....

Guillaume Laurant, the scriptwriter of ‘Amélie’, has led FIFO’s Scriptwriting workshop for two mornings. Approximately twenty people enrolled to follow this outstanding workshop, which took place in one of the marquees close to the ‘paepae’, therefore allowing other visitors to also follow these exchanges. Far...

‘Without short films you would not have had Chaplin, Keaton, Fellini or René Clément, no-one, I tell you, no-one!’ Jacques Tati proclaimed during the César ceremony in 1977. Little brother to ‘long’ films, ‘short films’ are no less sought after. The proof being, this first Pacific...

Producer, scriptwriter and director for more than 40 years, John Hughes’ work explores Australian art, culture, politics and history. His films have received many honours, at home, as well as abroad. Creative and committed, with pertinence John Hughes’ films accurately reveal a reality which is...

On Saturday evening at the Concorde, in the scope of the Festival, with great pleasure FIFO presented the two films awarded at the Cabourg Romantic Film Festival, ‘Air Doll’ by Hirokazu Kore-Eda winner of the Feature Film Grand Prix, and ‘On ne mourra pas’ by...

FIFO’s 8th edition is off to an outstanding start: more than 230 documentaries registered this year; 37 films accepted; an international jury composed of prestigious people; FIFO’s 3rd Digital Encounters with the addition of a digital village; the 5th Oceanian television conference; the presence of...

Friday 28th January 4pm – 6pm Listening to the debates and the speeches by speakers from the invited territories and from French Polynesia, how does THE politician assume and propose the development of Polynesia, leaning on the levers offered by digital? Speeches and strategic leanings from the Minister...

Thursday 27th January 9.30am – 11.30am How has cable, allowing an increase in exchanges in both directions, already changed the health service system in French Polynesia? How have difficulties and deadlocks evolved? How have our guests resolved their situation? Speakers: Bernard BENHAMOU, Delegate on Internet Use - Geneviève CAZE, Assistant Director...

Wednesday 26th January 9.30am – 11.30am -       How can the acceleration of digital time be controlled? -       How can the fragmentation and reshaping of personal relationships be managed? -       How does the population react faced with an increasingly immaterial evolution of society? Speakers: -   Tamatoa BAMBRIDGE, sociologist, CNRS, Insular Research Centre...