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[singlepic id=1321 w=320 h=240 float=right] He left his native country at a time when events in Ouvea hit New Caledonia very hard. With “Kanak, l'histoire oubliée,”(Kanak, the Forgotten Story) screened this evening at the Maison de la Culture Grand Theatre, the former international football player wishes...

It facilitated a number of decisive commitments for audiovisual in Oceania. For the seventh consecutive year the Pacific International Documentary Film Festival hosted the Pacific Television Conference, a gathering organised with the support of France Télévisions. This year’s FIFO confirms the importance of this conference, which gathers...

[singlepic id=1315 w=320 h=240 float=right] Once again FIFO has made a wonderful and surprising discovery - this documentary by Catherine Scott takes a sincere and poetic look at Rachel Wotton, ‘sex worker’ in Sydney, specialising in a clientele which is rarely discussed: people with disabilities. The small...

A unique digital and documentary training course for the next generation of Pacific Island filmmakers and producers has begun. Fifteen participants from Tahiti, Tonga, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Cook Islands, Vanuatu & Papua New Guinea are taking part in a new intensive documentary filmmaking and digital...

[singlepic id=1264 w=320 h=240 float=right] Not so much in terms of form but fundamentally. To type, Canning Paradise responds perfectly to the very essence of the documentary whose vocation is to inform, awaken consciences, confront reality and provide a subjective vision of the world while at...

[singlepic id=1266 w=320 h=240 float=right] The unbelievable fate of these ‘stolen’ children, taken from their mother at a very young age, who were kept, safeguarded on Crocker Island in Northern Australia, by missionaries, ending up making an extraordinary journey around the country when the city of...

[singlepic id=1312 w=320 h=240 float=right] He started off studying languages before realising that film-making was more for him. With his camera, he gives the floor to indigenous communities which are often isolated who would not have had the opportunity to talk about themselves without a documentary....

[singlepic id=1304 w=320 h=240 float=right] Following the initial intimate evening on Saturday at the Museum of Tahiti and the islands, the 10th FIFO went off with a bang yesterday evening, Sunday, at the Intercontinental Tahiti with the long awaited Cabourg evening, which annually for the last...

The chairman of the jury for this 10th FIFO, M. Greg Germain, is arriving at Tahiti-Faa’a airport on Sunday 10th February 2013 at 6.10am, by flight AF 76! For this 10th Pacific International Documentary Film Festival, the FIFO organisers are delighted to welcome M. Greg GERMAIN. He will be...

This digital documentary training provides a unique opportunity for the PacificIslands. The course is offered free of charge to 14 participants selected from fifty candidates, all living in the Pacific: Tahiti, Tonga, Samoa, the Salomon Islands, Fiji, the Cook Islands, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea. The classes take place at the Maison de la Culture, in the Muriavai room...

[singlepic id=1296 w=320 h=240 float=right] Wednesday 12th December 2012 8pm WORDS FROM OCEANIA The Wealth of a Forgotten Continent! Welcome by François AYME, director of the Jean Eustache cinema. A screening of the FIFO 2012 festival trailer. Speeches by Wallès KOTRA chairman of FIFO, director of Nouvelle Calédonie 1er, chairman...