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The association of the Oceanian International documentary Film Festival (FIFO Tahiti) informs all directors and producers of documentary or short fiction films that the deadline for film submission for the 14th FIFO is postponed to 14 October 2016, 12am (Tahiti time). Next FIFO will be taking...

‘We should question the future’   Co-creator of FIFO and chairman of the FIFO association, Wallès Kotra puts a positive spin on the 2016 festival. This 13th FIFO has conveyed universal messages full of humanity.   How would you assess FIFO 2016? We are very happy. The public...

The FIFO 2015 prize-giving evening, presented by Lolo and Hinatea, took place on Friday 6th February in the spirit of good humour and sharing. A popular evening event at the Grand Theatre…   ‘This evening, we will pay tribute to Richard Mai.’ Before initiating the FIFO hymn...

 During the official ceremony that happened in the Big Theater of the ‘Maison de la Culture’ on the 06th of february, the FIFO international Jury, led by Mr Jan KOUNEN, has awarded :  THE GRAND PRIZE OF THE JURY FIFO – FRANCE TELEVISIONS: TENDER directed by...

We are delighted to announce that registration for the 12th Oceanian International Documentary Film Festival is open. Like every year, FIFO will be held at the Maison de La Culture in Papeete, Tahiti, from 31st January to 8th February 2015. Several events will accompany the...

A TRIP TO OCEANIA Follow the path of the first ever settlers in Australia, understand what is currently at stake in New Caledonia, discover Marquesan reggae and shed light on US nuclear testing on the Marshall Islands or the last few years of Jacques Brel’s life...

The FIFO association is delighted to share the results from the 11th FIFO that took place at the Maison de la Culture from 3rd to 9th February 2014. Festival attendance shows that the aura of the event continues to grow and assert its importance in...

During the official ceremony that happened in the Big Theater of the ‘Maison de la Culture’ on the 07th of february, the FIFO international Jury, led by Mr Luc Jacquet, has awarded : THE GRAND PRIZE OF THE JURY FIFO – FRANCE TELEVISIONS: NICKEL, THE KANAK’S...

FIFO kicked off on Saturday 1st February at the Maison de la Culture’s large Theatre with the long-awaited 5th Pacific Film Night. Demonstrating that it is open to fiction through the fringe events, what could be more appropriate to open this 11th FIFO than an evening...

Organisers of the 11th FIFO and their official partners presented the programme for the 11th FIFO to the press today. The ball will start rolling from Monday 3rd February to Sunday 9th February 2014 within the Maison de la Culture. A genuine crossroads for Oceanian images...

The FIFO association has great pleasure in revealing the composition of the jury that will reward the selection of documentaries competing for the very sought after ‘Grand Prix FIFO – France Télévisions 2014.’ From the 3rd to the 7th February 2014, 14 documentaries featuring the Pacific...

Following a meeting with the AFIFO team, the festival organisers have decided to extend the registration date until 15th October instead of 1st October as initially stated. This year registration has indeed been disrupted as the offices of the association have moved in order to...

Islands to host the first screenings… It is always a pleasure for FIFO to organise fringe events in the archipelagos, where the films are long-awaited. This initiative began in 2008 and each year has attracted between 5,000 and 6,000 people across the islands. A slight change this...

[singlepic id=1344 w=320 h=240 float=right] FIFO 2013 has come to an end and now it is time to assess the events that took place at the Maison de la Culture from the 11th to 17th February. Festival attendance is indicative that the event is continuing to...

[singlepic id=1322 w=320 h=240 float=right] The preview of the film retracing Christian Karembeu’s past before he left New Caledonia for mainland France, “Kanak, l'histoire oubliée,” (Kanak, the Forgotten Story) was a hit on Saturday evening at the Maison de la culture’s Grand Theatre. Even technical problems would...

[singlepic id=1320 w=320 h=240 float=right] The prize-giving took place on Friday 15th February at Maison de la Culture’s Grand Theatre drawing this 10th FIFO to a close: 5 documentaries gained the approval of the jury and public. A worthy prize list indeed representing a wealth of...

During the official ceremony that happened in the Big Theater of the ‘Maison de la Culture’ on the 05th of february, the FIFO international Jury, led by Mr Abderrahmane SISSAKO, has awarded :   THE GRAND PRIZE OF THE JURY FIFO – FRANCE TELEVISIONS: ANOTHER COUNTRY directed...

[singlepic id=1318 w=320 h=240 float=right] Michel Paoletti, chairman of Digital Encounters provides us with an overview of this 5th gathering. Away from Home ‘The first fringe Digital Encounters operation was very enriching, as it permitted to make representatives from the Assembly of Polynesia aware and to show that...

[singlepic id=1316 w=320 h=240 float=right] Member of the jury for this 10th FIFO, Yves Jeanneau, founder and commissioner general of Sunny Side of the Doc, international documentary market, co-founder of the production company Les Films d’Ici and director of the documentary unit of France 2 from...

[singlepic id=1317 w=320 h=240 float=right] The long-awaited pitch session took place on Thursday at 3pm in the FIFO village marquee. The subjects presented were wide ranging and seem to have won over the distributors and certain decision makers: climate change; traditional architecture; sexuality and the older...

[singlepic id=1313 w=320 h=240 float=right] Wednesday 13th February at 9.30am, the OPT presented ‘Oceania Encounters’ with a debate during which digital and television professionals had an opportunity to express themselves. Benjamin Teihotu, Director of the OPT, started this conference by presenting the outlines of the OPT group and...

The Chairman of the Jury for FIFO 2013 thus embarked upon his speech at the opening ceremony of the festival on Tuesday. An emotive ceremony since the festival reaching its tenth year is proof of maturity, passion and commitment that the different key figures who...

[singlepic id=1305 w=320 h=240 float=right] Oceanian short films travel well. This third Oceanian Short Film Night offered a selection of 12 films extending across all genres (animation, fiction) which bore loud and clear the Oceanian colours from across their world. They illustrate, reflect and parody this...