Alexandre Berman, Olivier Pollet
Arsam International, Fourth World Films, Kristian Lasslett
Category : FILMS EN COMPÉTITION – 2020 EN
Ophir tells the little-known story of Bougainville, in Papua New Guinea. The documentary evokes its colonization, and the overexploitation of the land by a foreign mining company which led to ten years of civil war in the 1990's. The population vacillates between hope for peace, freedom, work, development and the desire to protect Indigenous culture...