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  After a week of sharing and discoveries the documentaries selected this year, the FIFO 2019 ended on February 10th 2018. The next edition of our festival –the 17th already ! – will take place from 1st to 9th February 2020 at Te Fare Tauhiti Nui – Maison...

FIFO has come to an end. The prize-giving evening for this 16th festival took place on Friday 8th February. The documentary Anote’s Arck was awarded the FIFO France Télévisions Main Prize. Patutiki, l’art du tatouage des îles Marquises won the public prize; three special jury prizes were presented. Let’s take a look at the winners of this special edition.

There is only one meeting like this in the region: the Oceanic Television Conference gathers the media from the Pacific during FIFO each year to learn and to get to know each other, as well as to share difficulties and innovative ideas. This 13th conference is optimistic – digital facilitates content sharing and relationships between different partners.

We have the opportunity to understand a man’s path in the film Au nom du père, du fils et des esprits in the official competition at FIFO. Following his son, Emmanuel Tjibaou, we discover the different dimensions of this politician who marked the history of New Caledonia, but whose journey remains obscure. The film is also very topical raising fundamental questions at a time when Caledonians are on the brink of determining their future.

The 16th International Documentary Film Festival of Oceania kicked off on Tuesday morning on the paepae a Hiro (bench) at the Maison de la culture. FIFO is the second largest cultural event of the year in French Polynesia, as vice-chairman Teva Rohfritsch pointed out, and its influence extends far beyond the limits of the fenua (island) enabling, in the words of Wallès Kotra, cofounder of the event, ‘this invisible continent to become visible’.

After a week of sharing and discoveries the documentaries selected this year, the FIFO 2018 ended on February 11th 2018. The next edition of our festival –the 16th already ! – will take place from 2nd to 10th February 2019 at Te Fare Tauhiti Nui –...

    The film entries for FIFO 2018 are now open. The FIFO canoe is continuing its journey in our islands or beyond our reefs as we are already preparing the next event. The 15th FIFO will be taking place from 3-11 February 2018 at Te Fare Tauhiti...

Dan Taulapapa McMullin is a UFO. Director of 100 Tikis, this fa'afafine (mahu) is a clever mix of crazy artist and thoughtful, committed Oceanian. 100 Tikis, you love it or you hate it.   Sometimes disturbing, this film is a bombardment of images, Oceanic clichés, the myth...

  Four years ago at the FIFO, several festival directors met to develop an idea: a grouping of the Pacific festivals whose objective would be to promote and help audiovisual production in this region. Today, a name was chosen, Padisa And the structure is taking shape....

President of the Union of audiovisual production in French Polynesia (SPAPF), Christine Tisseau-Giraudel coordinated the overseas film production convention. The representatives of trade unions and associations of the six territories, Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guyana, Réunion, French Polynesia and New Caledonia came to Tahiti last December...

FIFO is continuing its journey, whether in the islands or preparing for the next event. While the Festival teams travel around the Polynesian islands armed with images from FIFO to remote populations, the FIFO Association opens registration for the 2017 edition – the 14th already!   For...

  Participants have 8 min to convince a producer, broadcaster and/or distributor to believe in their projects and ideas. This timed meeting is a real opportunity for pitchers, as well as for professionals. Reportage.   ‘So, in fact, it’s a series with scenes from typical Polynesian life…’...

Humanahum takes us on the journey of the artist John Gabilou: his career, emotional moments in the life of a well-known man, encounters, anecdotes from concerts and occasionally lessons…   The way Inside The Doc works enables the public to meet directors of documentaries, sometimes accompanied by...

The 13th FIFO is officially open. On Tuesday morning, the opening ceremony took place on the Maison de la Culture paepae in the presence of politicians, AFIFO and the jury chairmans, representatives from France Télévisions and the High Commissioner… Each spoke in turn to launch...

A New Zealand documentary, Hip-Hop-eration, is one of eleven competition films at this 13th FIFO. A genuine ode to life, it follows the journey of a very unique dance group: elderly people living on the New Zealand island Waihiki who dance hip-hop and would like...