Films off competition 2014

56 MN NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE - 2013 VERSION Française RÉALISATION Eric Beauducel PRODUCTION Ekla Productions / France Télévisions / Calédonie 1ère This documentary in New Caledonia follows the everyday life of magistrates involved for years in an original jurisdiction. Through attending customary court hearings in Nouméa and following a judge during their peripatetic hearings in...

29 MN AUTRICHE - 2011 VERSION Anglaise RÉALISATION Martin Zinggl PRODUCTION Martin Zinggl Everyday life in Niulakita, a very isolated, tiny atoll in the Tuvalu archipelago, inhabited by 47 islanders: the overloaded schooner, the weather station, siestas, crab hunting, fishing in the lagoon, deserted white sandy beaches…Time stood still. And in the middle...

52 MN FRANCE - 2013 VERSION Française RÉALISATION Cécile Tessier-Gendreau PRODUCTION France Télévisions / Polynésie 1ère / Anekdota Productions ‘Takanini’ is a group of Marquesan musicians with a unique style of reggae. It sings their culture, asserts their language and values. Its message is somewhat disturbing and illuminating through the evocative power of...

52 MN ROYAUME UNI - 2013 VERSION Anglaise sous-titrée en français RÉALISATION John Ruthven PRODUCTION Living Ocean Foundation An oceanographic vessel and a catamaran are used as a base to explore the ocean floor in the Tuamotus and in Moorea, French Polynesia, for 10 months. Scientists study the interaction between sharks and reefs....

90 MN NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE - 2012 VERSION Française RÉALISATION Jacques-Olivier Trompas PRODUCTION Néo Productions / Canal + Calédonie / Grand Angle Production This is the story of New Caledonia from 1941 to 1950 and its involvement in the Second World War. In their fight against Japan that conquered a large part of the Pacific, the...

55 MN NOUVELLE-ZÉLANDE - 2012 VERSION Anglaise RÉALISATION Piata Gardinier-Hoskins PRODUCTION Waka Huia TVNZ The young Maori Mana, discovers Rapa Nui (Easter Island) whose culture, history and language evoke his Maori homeland. He is guided as he approaches by an original character, an anti-establishment musician. This journey is an opportunity for Mana to...

52 MN FRANCE - 2013 VERSION Française RÉALISATION Lauren Cibien et Anne Pitoiset PRODUCTION Aaa Production Wallis, a French island in the Pacific is marked by tavaka, this requirement felt by islanders to go somewhere else. Today, the island faces depopulation. These inhabitants, particularly the young, leave, attracted by modern living towards the...

28 MN NOUVELLE-ZÉLANDE – 2013 VERSION Anglaise RÉALISATION Piata Gardinier-Hoskins PRODUCTION Waka Huia TVNZ This is the very moving story of Rupene Mare, an elderly Maori. At the age of 17, he was admitted in painful conditions to psychiatric hospital following depression subsequent to the death of his mother. Boxing and his wife’s...

22 MN France – 2012 VERSION Française REALISATION Benoit Demarle PRODUCTION Saint Thomas Productions Matupit, a village in Papua New Guinea, situated at the foot of the active volcano Tavurvur could be hell. But the 2,000 villagers refuse to leave, having found an unlikely source of revenue in the collection of scrubfowl eggs...

19 MN NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE - 2012 VERSION Française RÉALISATION Boaé Tyéa et Antoine Reiss PRODUCTION Anûû-rû âboro Kanak objects are exhibited in the Quai Branly today. Along with Wimawi, a mourner’s mask evoking spirits from the land of the dead, they provide a path to culture and to the Kanak soul. The film also...

52 MN POLYNÉSIE FRANÇAISE - 2013 VERSION Française RÉALISATION Philippe Sintes PRODUCTION France Télévisions / Polynésie 1ère / Grand Angle Productions / Bleu Lagon Productions / Vidéo Prod The truck, a symbolic means of transport in the Polynesian islands, has almost disappeared, leaving former users nostalgic, echoed by guitars, the ukulele, celebration choruses,...

56 MN NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE - 2012 VERSION Française RÉALISATION Philippe Fréling PRODUCTION Mérapi Productions Two Polynesian islands in the South Pacific, Wallis and Futuna, are plots of French territory that are still traditional and colourful in a Pacific style. Very reticent on the telephone and radio front until the 2000s, they are still untouched...

29 MN NOUVELLE-ZÉLANDE - 2013 VERSION Anglaise RÉALISATION Mana Epiha PRODUCTION Waka Huia TVNZ In Whanganui, New Zealand, a Maori, Potonga Neilson, tells the story of a finely hewn stone axe, discovered in the sand on a beach. It is older than the first populations of Aoteraoa and proves that the tales told...

52 MN NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE - 2012 VERSION Française RÉALISATION Julien Donada PRODUCTION Tangaro / CLC Productions / France Télévisions ‘Kanak’ is a journey to the heart of an original culture with Edou as your guide who is in charge of the Tjibaou Cultural Society in Hienghene. An expert in thinking like a Kanak, he...

154 MN AUSTRALIE - 2012 VERSION Anglaise RÉALISATION Eugénie Dumont PRODUCTION Keystone Films In Australia, Broom is a tourist town in the remote region of Kimberley. It is a preserved area that has stayed natural, heir to prehistoric remains, from sacred sites and Aboriginal graves. The coast is a wildlife sanctuary, where whales...

25 MN HAWAII - 2013 VERSION Anglaise sous-titrée en français RÉALISATION Mary Lambert PRODUCTION Kauai Girl Production In Molokai, Hawaii, the fishermen complain about the decline of fish in their waters. Ways to help the fishermen and denounce the dangerous practice of longline fishing by foreign tuna boats are being considered. Local fishermen...

13 MN ÎLES COOK - 2013 VERSION Anglaise RÉALISATION Karin Williams PRODUCTION Multinesia Productions ‘Mou Piri’ is a song, a sort of invitation to dance. The author who composed it illustrates the meaning of it by a ball scene that is a little old fashioned, but full of charm when the young man...

26 MN POLYNÉSIE FRANÇAISE - 2013 VERSION Française RÉALISATION Gilles Hucault PRODUCTION France Télévisions / Polynésie 1ère Teahupoo in Tahiti is one of the best surf spots in the world known for its huge waves. Legendary surfers. Breath-taking images. How can anyone resist the inviting hit songs when it is filmed from so...

27 MN AUSTRALIE - 2012 VERSION Anglaise RÉALISATiON Alex Kelly PRODUCTION 360 Films She pretties herself up with pink hair extensions, eye shadow, sparkly socks and eccentric tights. Starlady is a social worker of the Third Kind, using original means to fight against the despair of young Aborigines and their isolation: the make-up,...