Pacific Islands selection 2016

YORGOS 72 min – Spain/Chile - 2014 Version: Spanish and Rapa Nui Directed by: Paco Toledo & José Domingo Rivera Produced by : Ando Liado S.L.U/ Nomade Films/Talatala Filmmakers In 1993, a Hollywood film shot on Easter Island changed the lives of the Rapa Nui forever. The ‘Rapa Nui’ blockbuster attracted millions of...

CINÉ DES TOILES D’ÉTOILES 13 min – Wallis & Futuna - 2015 Version: French and Wallisian Directed by: Kamali Fetuuaho &Tino Taofinuu & Anthony Taitusi Produced by: Cafe Fale Association /Department of Youth and Sport Wallis & Futuna Tino and Kamali, two young people from the Cafe Fale association, are testament to the establishment...

CAP BOCAGE 74 min – New Zealand - 2014 Version: French Directed by: Jim Marbrook Produced by : Jim Marbrook Florent Euriske is a militant Kanak in New Caledonia intent on preserving the wild nature of his region when an avalanche of rubble from a nickel factory devastates the banks of the Houailou...

VANUATU, LE SYMBOLE DE L’URGENCE CLIMATIQUE 52 min – France - 2015 Version: French Directed by: Pierre Belet Produced by : Grand Angle Productions/Archipel Production In March 2015, the extremely powerful cyclone Pam destroyed Vanuatu, a precarious and poor Oceanic country whose environment is particularly vulnerable due to many problems: reef destruction; climate...

POE RAVA, UNE SAGA POLYNÉSIENNE 52 min – French Polynesia - 2014 Version: French Directed by: Philippe Fréling Produced by : Bleu Lagon Production/Polynésie 1ère/France Télévisions/Mérapi Productions French Polynesia and its natural environment host a wealth of beautiful things. Mother-of-pearl and the black pearl for example. Are they the work of God or...

TAHITI, DES PERLES À REVENDRE 52 min –French Polynesia - 2015 Version: French Directed by: Philippe Fréling Produced by : Bleu Lagon Production/Polynésie 1ère/France Télévisions/Mérapi Productions A pearl oyster inhabits the lagoons in Polynesia. The Pinctada Margaritifera, or mother-of-pearl provides a rare jewel, the black pearl, poe rava. 50 years ago Tahitian cultured...

NÉO-CALÉDONIENNE QUI ES-TU? 52 min – France - 2014 Version: French Directed by: Sylvie Arnaud Produced by : MC4/Femmes en Images/Nouvelle Calédonie 1ère Written from a masculine viewpoint, the history of New Caledonia has often ignored the importance of the role played by women in society. We meet four of them: two female...