11 Mar 2010

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8th Pacific International Documentary Film Festival FIFO Tahiti 2011


The 8th Pacific International Documentary Film Festival will take place in Papeete, Tahiti, from 24 to 30 January, 2011.

Entries have been open for some weeks now and will close on October 1st, 2010.

If you have produced or directed documentary films in the South Pacific region during the last three years,they will be considered for the next festival. and encourage you to submit them as soon as possible.

Please look over theentry form and the festival's rules and guidelines.


FIFO 2010 Awards
At the FIFO 2010, which took place in Tahiti from January 25th to 30th, 2010, “There Once was an Island : Te Henua e Noho” directed by Briar March (New Zealand), won both the grand jury prize (with €4200).
Special awards went to “Bastardy” directed by Amiel Courtin-Wilson (Australia), "Noho Hewa" by Keala Kelly (Hawai’i) and "The Topp Twins, Untouchable Girls" by Leanne Pooley (New Zealand). The three winners respectively received €2500 in prize money.

The public prize was awarded to “Terre Natale, Retour à Rurutu” directed by Jean-Michel Corillion (France).

This highly successful seventh edition of the FIFO gave the public and participants the opportunity to discover the many faces, cultures, histories and rich stories of the people of the South Pacific. The range of subjects revealed not only the rich diversity and difference within our region but also that which unites us. The festival's partnership with RFO, (France Television group), enabled wide broadcasting of the prize-winning films.

For more information please contact FIFO.