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Posted in Festivals by hollywoodhula on June 22, 2008

FIFO wants films

Papeete, Tahiti

Festival Internationale du Film Documentaire Oceanien
6th Pacific International Documentary Film Festival

Papeete, Tahiti
27 Jan – 1 Feb 09
Deadline: 1 Oct 08

Documentaries about the Pacific region, made during the past three years, are eligible. Films compete for cash prizes, including Jury Grand Prize and Audience Prize.

2008 winners are: Horo’a, by Jacques Navarro-Novira (French Polynesia); Sacred Ground by Kim Mavromatis, documenting a fight to save Aboriginal burial grounds (Australia): Ben Lewis’s Blowing Up Paradise about French nuclear testing in the Pacific (Britain); My Brother Vinnie, Steven McGregor’s portrait of actor Aaron Pedersen’s bond with his intellectually disabled brother (Australia); The Latest Australian Trackers by Eric Ellena (France); and Peta Carey’s Lifting of the Makutu, about a family grappling with a rare genetic disorder (New Zealand).

Contact:
Pierre Ollivier, FIFO Director
organisation@fifotahiti.org
http://www.fifotahiti.org

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