Films in competition 2014

64 MN NOUVELLE-ZÉLANDE - 2013 VERSION Anglaise sous-titrée en français RÉALISATION Amy Taylor PRODUCTION Abyss Film In Wakatune, New Zealand, the arrival of Moko, a wild dolphin looking for company, changes the lives of several people: Kristie Carrington who devotes herself to protecting it; skipper Erin Hallen; Grant who fears the sea until...

57 MN AUSTRALIE - 2013 VERSION Anglaise sous-titrée en français RÉALISATION Dylan McDonald PRODUCTION Chili Films Jack Bucksin is a young Australian whose mission is to revive an extinct Aboriginal language. Through this work and traditional dance, he encourages people around him to reconnect with the land and culture of their ancestors. ...

56 MN AUSTRALIE - 2013 VERSION Anglaise sous-titrée en français RÉALISATION Martin Butler et Dean Bentley PRODUCTION Contacts Films This film kicks off a series of four documentaries evoking the first settlers and their migration. The first transoceanic crossings take them to Australia, home to the oldest surviving culture. Home to the first graves...

86 MN USA - 2012 VERSION Anglaise sous-titrée en français RÉALISATION Adam Jonas Horowitz PRODUCTION Primordial Soup Company In the 50s, the United States carried out 67 atmospheric nuclear explosions in the Marshall Islands. Islands were devastated and populations exposed to significant radioactive fall-out causing characteristic burns, radiation induced cancer and the birth...

57 MN PAPOUASIE NOUVELLE-GUINÉE - 2012 VERSION Anglaise sous-titrée en français RÉALISATION David Batty PRODUCTION Lihir Cultural Heritage Association On a small island in Papua New Guinea, a village community builds a dugout traditionally, reviving an art on the brink of extinction. Felling trees, working with wood...

52 MN FRANCE - 2013 VERSION Française sous-titrée en anglais RÉALISATION Alain Gordon Gentil et Laurent Ramamonjiarisoa PRODUCTION Flaire Production / Kaos Films / RTBF / TNTV / France Télévisions October 1966. On stage at Olympia, Jacques Brel accosts his fans for the last time. He stops touring. He wants to head towards...

52 MN NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE – 2013 VERSION Française sous-titrée en anglais REALISATION Pascale Poirier PRODUCTION Interscoop / France Télévisions This is the story of Jacques Lafleur, an Oceanian of European origin. In New Caledonia he fought for this Pacific land to remain French. This mining contractor and politician played a significant role in the...

55 MN ROYAUME UNI - 2012 VERSION Anglaise sous-titrée en français RÉALISATION Julian Mc Donnell PRODUCTION Julian Mc Donnell A kite seller in London, Julien McDonnell, undertakes an idyllic and fantasy journey. It takes him in the footsteps of one of the mythical epics of the Pacific, the Bounty and its mutinies. This...

55 MN FRANCE - 2012 VERSION Française sous-titrée en anglais RÉALISATION Daniel Vigne PRODUCTION Cinétévé / Arte France Traditional society and the everyday life of Papuans are disrupted in Papua New Guinea, confronted by big mining companies such as those exploiting gold. How can this be opposed? Can the strength of traditions be...

52 MN POLYNÉSIE FRANÇAISE - 2012 VERSION Française sous-titrée en anglais RÉALISATION Jacques Navarro-Rovira PRODUCTION France Télévisions / Polynésie 1ère / Beau Geste / Grand Angle Productions / Bleu Lagon Productions These 8 policemen who are heroes on a daily basis, intervene in the Tuamotu, a chain of atolls, a territory the size...

52 MN NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE - 2013 VERSION Française sous-titrée en anglais RÉALISATION Laurent Cibien et Anne Pitoiset PRODUCTION France Télévisions/Aaa Production / Zadig Productions / Horizon Pacifique It is a time of change for New Caledonia. Nickel, previously a symbol of the dispossession of Kanak land, has become a future source for them, permitting...

58 MN AUSTRALIE - 2013 VERSION Anglaise sous-titrée en français RÉALISATION Steven McGregor PRODUCTION Night Sky Films Pty Ltd Australia. The first Aboriginal rock group, the Warumpi Band, originated in the bush. Georges Rrurrambu was its singer and charismatic leader in the 80s. With his group, he successfully sang in English, but also...

52 MN FRANCE -  2013 VERSION Française sous-titrée en anglais RÉALISATION Ben Salama et Thomas Marie PRODUCTION Un monde meilleur The current situation in New Caledonia results from a painful history of colonization, the deportation of convicts and the exclusion of Kanak identity… There is a communal history to be told, a political...

90 MN FRANCE - 2013 Version Française sous-titrée en anglais RÉALISATION Sébastien Joly PRODUCTION Showkki Production / Beta Studio Immersed for more than a year in the everyday life of today’s troops, originating from French Polynesia or New Caledonia, who have travelled thousands of kilometres from the Pacific to serve under the French...