Films off competition 2015

When we were Hela 14 minutes, Papua New Guinea, USA & France, 2014 English Version with French subtitles Directed by Olivier Pollet Produced by The Gumption Group Papua New Guinea has very rich subsoil and is facing financial interests where neither the life nor death of the indigenous populations, or...

Tribal Scent 54 minutes, Australia, 2014 English Version with French subtitles Directed by Carmelo Musca Produced by CM Film Production The world of sandalwood. In Australia, this economic asset develops in two directions : religion and spirituality with sandalwood burning, and above all perfumery, in France in particular where it...

Les étoiles du Pacifique (Stars from the Pacific) 52 minutes, France, 2014 French Version Directed by Régis Michel Produced by Pacifico Island Productions, Bleu Lagon & Les films du Pacifique From Kiribati to New Caledonia, via Reunion or Tahiti, the Magic Circus of Samoa has stuck its marquee on the...

Light from the shadows 30 minutes, Australia, 2013 English Version with French subtitles Directed by John Harvey Produced by Tom Zubricky Danny Eastwood is an influential Aborigine with an exceptional career in indigenous Australian art. He has worked for 20 years in Blacktown, a suburb of Sydney. An artist inspired...

Tamarii Tipaerui 56 minutes, French Polynesia, 2014 French Version Directed by Nyko PK16 Produced by PK 16 Studio This documentary follows the traditional dance group in a Tahitian valley for 5 months whilst it prepares for the Heiva I Tahiti 2013 competition, from the early days of rehearsals until the...

Vive la France (Long live France) 86 minutes, Sweden & Finland, 2014 French Version Directed by Titti Johnson & Helgi Felixon Produced by Film AB 46 atmospheric tests and 147 underground tests in southern Tuamotu in French Polynesia. Today on the Tureia atoll, the population is questioning the Moruroa tests...

Paitangi 29 minutes, New Zealand, 2014 English Version with French subtitles Directed by Mana Epiha Produced by Waka huia TVNZ A beautiful Maori, Paitangi Ostick, is above all a very talented, multi-faceted artist, recognised among her people. All Maori arts fascinate her: engraving, sculpting wood or bone, composing and singing...

Life on the reef - Episode 1 60 minutes, Australia, 2014 English Version with French subtitles Directed by Nick Robinson Produced by Northern Pictures The Australian Great Barrier Reef is one of the richest ecosystems on earth. It is home to an astonishing number of animals, from microscopic plankton to...

Out in the line up 70 minutes, Australia, 2014 English Version with French subtitles Directed by Ian W Thomson Produced by Yellow Dot Society is starting to accept the ‘coming out’ of homosexuals. But what’s the situation in the surf world ? Surf culture plays upon an idealised hypersexual image,...

King’s seal 53 minutes, Australia, 2014 English Version with French subtitles Directed by Kim Mavromatis & Quenteen Agius Produced by MAV Media & NITV The current struggle of the Aborigines in Australia to defend sacred places or their rights against certain societies lies in the use of a document from...

Le bonheur est dans le pré (Happiness is in the field) 22 minutes, New Caledonia, 2011 French Version Directed by Jenny Briffa Produced by Têtemba Productions & France 2 New Zealand and the joys of modern farming : from peaceful flocks of sheep to huge abattoirs and other producers of...

Le voyage cinématographique de Gaston Méliès (Gaston Méliès's cinematic journey) 51 minutes, France, 2014 French Version Directed by Raphaël Millet Produced by Nocturnes Prodcutions & Polynésie 1ère Gaston Méliès, brother of the famous Georges, undertook a long cinematic journey across the Pacific, commencing with Tahiti. He stayed there for two...

The Coral Triangle : Paradise under Pressure 50 minutes, Australia, 2014 English Version with French subtitles Directed by Richard Denison Produced by Wildbear Entertainment The balance between humans and the waters in this coral reef area of the Pacific is fragile. Dynamite or cyanide fishing tortures the barrier reefs. A delicate...

My three families 26 minutes, Australia, 2014 English Version with French subtitles Directed by Todd Russell Produced by MetamorFlix Sue Gordon, now retired, served as a children’s court magistrate judge in Perth. She revisits her amazing life and evokes her 3 families: the one she shaped for life with children...

Une vague australienne (An Australian wave) 60 minutes, France, 2012 French Version Directed by Stéphane Bergouhnioux Produced by KM Productions The Australian wave is not maritime but cinematic. It originated on the island continent in the 1970s and has not ended. This documentary presents its range of film directors, genres...

Wawata Topu : Mermaids of Timor-Leste 33 minutes, Timor-Leste, 2013 French Version Directed by David Palazon & Enrique Alonso Produced by Incidental Doc The Wawata Topu are four generations of divers who strive to earn their living on the Timor-Leste coast : their everyday life and the role that they...

Kaninikula, mathématiques aux Iles Trobriand (Kaninikula, mathematics at the Trobriand islands) 29 minutes, France, 2013 French Version Directed by Eric Vandndrische Produced by CNRS The film draws a parallel between the ‘string games’ called Kaninikula, still being played on the Trobriand Islands and a reflection about the mathematical rationality revealed...