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The People's Voice = Pouvanaa te Metua
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directed by Marie-Hélène Villierme, fl. 1992 (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 30 mins
In the late 1940s, the French Establishments of Oceania (now French Polynesia), see the dawn of a local political life. Pouvanaa a Oopa, the first Tahitian to be elected Representative in 1949, is also the charismatic leader of the first political party, the RDPT (Rassemblement des Populations Tahitiennes). For th...
directed by Marie-Hélène Villierme, fl. 1992 (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 30 mins
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The Paths of Creation
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produced by Marie-Hélène Villierme, fl. 1992 (Privately Published, 2006), 55 mins
The Paths of Creation (2006), a feature-length documentary with dancers, musicians and artists in preparation for the annual Heiva, Polynesian dance competition in Tahiti. This work was selected for FIFO – Tahiti, in 2007,  and was a finalist at the 2009 Présence autochtone, in Montréal.
produced by Marie-Hélène Villierme, fl. 1992 (Privately Published, 2006), 55 mins
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Fishing for Bonitos
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produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007; in Tika Pana Pana, Sea Legends (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production)), 4 mins
Fishing begins by observing the birds. We watch them carefully to determine in which direction they will go and their way of flying. When we see gannets, we’'re 100% sure that they are heading for a school of bonito. When they beat their wings quickly or when they skim the water and don’t turn around, it means t...
produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007; in Tika Pana Pana, Sea Legends (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production)), 4 mins
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Human Face of the Pacific, Episode 4, A Place of Power in French Polynesia
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directed by Oliver Howes, fl. 1970-1980; produced by Oliver Howes, fl. 1970-1980, Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, in Human Face of the Pacific, Episode 4 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1983), 28 mins
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Tahiti is a rugged, forest-clad South Pacific island, surrounded by coral reefs. Its traditional Polynesian way of life has been swamped over the years by foreign influences, particularly that of France. However, the long-awaited re-emergence of traditional culture is the focus of this documentary.
directed by Oliver Howes, fl. 1970-1980; produced by Oliver Howes, fl. 1970-1980, Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, in Human Face of the Pacific, Episode 4 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1983), 28 mins
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