Films in competition 2016

THE PRICE OF PEACE 86 min – New Zealand - 2015 Version: English and New Zealand Maori subtitled in French Directed by: Kim Webby Produced by: Christina Milligan/Roger Grant/Kim Webby This documentary follows Maori activist Tame Iti through seven dramatic years from the police ‘terrorist’ raids in the Urewera for which he was...

AUX ARMES TAHITIENS 90 min – French Polynesia - 2015 Version: French subtitled in English Directed by: Jacques Navarro-Rovira Produced by: Bleu Lagon Productions/Polynésie 1ère/France Télévisions The Second World War and the Tahitians. What is known and what is less well known: fighter pilots; bomber gunners; Special Forces Parachute team; Guadalcanal marines; the...

HIP HOP-ERATION 93 min – New Zealand — 2014 Version: English subtitled in French Directed by: Bryn Evans Produced by: Inkubator Limited /N/A Who says that your grandmother can’t be a hip-hop star? Not New Zealanders. For Kara, Maynie and Terri who are all over 90 years old, the trip to Las Vegas and...

VISION IN THE DARK: THE LIFE OF PINKY THOMPSON 76 min – Hawaii/USA - 2014 Version: English subtitled in French Directed by: Ty Sanga Produced by: Co Creative Studio / Kamehameha Schools Returning from the Second World War, the Hawaiian Pinky Thompson devoted his time and energy to his archipelago’s social services. His...

TUPAIA 52 min – French Polynesia/New Zealand - 2015 Version: French subtitled in French and in English Directed by: Lala Rolls Produced by: Oceania Film/Island Film Productions/Polynésie 1ère We all know Captain Cook, but what about the Tahitian navigator Tupaia who helped make his journey to New Zealand a success?  This Polynesian High...

LE SALAIRE DES PROFONDEUR 51 min – New Caledonia - 2015 Version: Fijian and English subtitled in French Directed by: Dominique Roberjot and Christine Della-Maggiora Produced by: Latitude 21 Pacific/Nouvelle-Calédonie 1ère/France Télévisions ‘I’m Fijian and I’m 20 years old…’ In this film, the narrator’s voice accompanies his account, the history of hundreds of fishermen...

PUTUPARRI AND THE RAINMAKERS 97 min – Australia - 2015 Version:  English and Wangkatjungka subtitled in English Directed by: Nicole Ma Produced by: Sensible Films Tom Putuparri Lawford is an Aborigine caught between two worlds. He has given in to the temptations of the modern world but has accepted the responsibility of...

PRISON SONGS [caption id="attachment_5051" align="alignleft" width="150"] Woman's Prison Berrimah Darwin SBS07th May 2014[/caption] 56 min – Australia - 2015 Version: English subtitled in French Directed by: Kelrick Martin Produced by: Harry Bardwell and Kelrick Martin Berrimah, Northern Territory, Australia, is a prison where there are 800 male and female prisoners, 80% of them Aborigines. ‘We...

UNE EQUIPE DE RÊVE 95 min – France - 2015 Version: English subtitled in French Directed by : Mike Brett and Steve Jamison Produced by: Agile Films, Archer’s Mark After an historical defeat 31-0 against Australia in 2001, the American Samoa, bottom of the FIFA rankings, are still seeking their first victory in an...

ANOTHER COUNTRY 75 min – Australia - 2015 Version Yolngu subtitled in English and French Directed by : Molly Reynolds Produced by: Peter Djigirr/Rolf De Heer/Molly Reynolds The great Australian Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil tells the tale of ‘Another Country’, a story of what happened when his people’s way of life was interrupted by ours....

THE GROUND WE WON THE GROUND WE WON 91 min – New Zealand - 2015 Version English subtitled in English Directed by Christopher Pryor Produced by Deer Heart Films Ltd Through the practices and rituals of a rugby club we observe the masculine world of a rural community in New Zealand. After a...