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Festival 2016

The tenth edition of the Ânûû-rû Âboro Film Festival will take place from 14 to 22 October 2016 in Pwêêdi Wiimîâ (Poindimié).

2016 Films

On the occasion of its 10th edition, Ânûû-rû Âboro’s team is very pleased to offer you a programming of 60 films showing from the 14th until the 22nd of October 2016 at Pwêêdi Wiimîâ (Poindimié), and in a wide range of villages across the three Provinces of New Caledonia.


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Festival poster

Festival poster 2016


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Festival 2016 introduction by Paul Néaoutyine, Président de la Province Nord et René Boutin, Artistic Director of the Ânûû-rû Âboro Festival...


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Practical information

The visitors’ guide


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Program and schedule

Venues and timetable


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Festival catalogue

Download here the full catalogue of Ânûû-rû Âboro 2016.


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Awards and jury

Grand prize Ânûû-rû Âboro Festival


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2016 Awards list

Grand Prize festival Ânûû-rû Âboro, Spécial jury’s prize funded by Hôtel Tiéti, Public Award funded by les Nouvelles Calédoniennes, Youth Award, Short Film Award, Pacific length film Award...


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    2016 Awards list

    Please find below the list of the award-winning movies.
    The organizing team would like to sincerely thank all those who contributed to the success of this 2016 Festival.

    See you in 2017 for the 11th edition. Until next year !

    Grand Prize of the Ânûû-rû Âboro, festival, funded by NCTV

    JPEG - 80.1 ko

    Under the Sun    (Grand Prix festival Ânûû-rû Âboro)

    Vitaly Mansky
    This is a film about an ideal life in an ideal country – North Korea. We see a girl in an ideal school, the daughter of ideal parents, working at ideal factories, living in an ideal apartment in the centre of the capital. We can appreciate how much effort the North Korean people have to undertake to make this ideal world (...)
    Vertov.Real Cinema, Saxonia Entertainment,
    Hypermarket Film, MDR, Czech TV - Russie/Lettonie/Allemagne/République tchèque/Corée du Nord

    Hotel Tiéti award, jury special award for the International Competition

    JPEG - 91.6 ko

    Sonita    (Prix spécial du jury pour la compétition internationale Hôtel Tiéti)

    Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami
    Sonita is a reckless and enthusiastic Afghan teen living in Tehran, who dreams of being a famous rapper. But in Iran, the government doesn’t let girls sing solo. And in her Afghan home, she is expected to become a teenage bride. Armed with nothing but passion and determination, will she turn obstacles into opportunities (...)
    TAG/TRAUM, Intermezzo Films, Rokhsareh Ghaem Magham - Iran/Allemagne/Suisse

    Award for the best Medium-lenght film

    JPEG - 79.7 ko

    Salamanca    (Prix du meilleur moyen-métrage de la Compétition Internationale)

    Aleksandra Kulak, Ruslan Fedotow
    In Salamanca, time stopped two hundred years ago, when the first Mennonites came to Mexico in search of their place on Earth. Everything here is predetermined, and lives of the descendants are repeating lives of their ancestors. While the hero of the film recalls his childhood in search of the right answer, days, months and years slowly go (...)

    FOL award for the best International short film

    JPEG - 62.5 ko

    Black Sheep    (Prix de la FOL décerné au meilleur court-métrage de la sélection internationale)

    Christian Cerami
    Black Sheep follows two brothers from the North of England and their adolescent curiosity for the EDL - a right-wing street protest movement against radical Islam in Britain. This observational documentary portrays the working class youth culture in the North and the impact that the EDL has on these impressionable young (...)
    Alex Sedgley, Christian Cerami - Royaume-Uni

    Bernheim Library award for the best Pacific full length film

    JPEG - 152.6 ko

    The Price of Peace    (Prix de la Bibliothèque Bernheim décerné au meilleur long-métrage de la Compétition Pacifique)

    Kim Webby
    Accused of terrorism, running a private militia and jailed on gun charges, political activist Tame Iti fights for the right of his tribe Ngai Tuhoe to be a sovereign nation within New Zealand. How high is the price for peace ?
    Conbrio Media - Aotearoa Nouvelle-Zélande

    Tjibaou Cultural Center award, for the best Pacific short film

    JPEG - 213.8 ko

    Wosera Justice    (Prix du Centre Culturel Tjibaou décerné au meilleur court-métrage de la Compétition Pacifique)

    Llane Munau
    Wosera Justice focuses on the work of the eponym Centre in Papua New Guinea. The film shares the experiences of violence suffered by two families and demonstrates how the support of the crisis centre staff contributes to make sure justice prevails and reconciliation finds its way.
    Centre for Social, Creative Media, University of Goroka - Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

    Cèikî award for the best local film

    JPEG - 143.9 ko

    La flûte des guerriers    (Prix Cèikî pour le meilleur film du pays)

    Guy Fohringer
    Air and Water pollution, impacts on public health and environment... the situation around the planet is most alarming, and New Caledonia is no exception with its nickel industry and the emergence of consumer society. However, there is some hope thanks to those who promote a nature-friendly and healthier (...)
    Association Action Biosphère - Nouvelle-Calédonie

    NC1ère award for the best local film technical achievement

    JPEG - 234 ko

    Échec et Mathadhé    (Prix NC1 décerné à la meilleure réalisation technique du film du pays)

    Cristèle Deplanque
    Lucky Mathadhé had everything a man could dream of : a wife, children, a job and, as son of the Chief, a status within his tribe... until he decided to move on. With no income, no family and no place to call home, he now lives and breathes for his only passion : chess.
    Quinoa, Ânûû-rû Âboro - Nouvelle-Calédonie

    Youth public award

    JPEG - 111.1 ko

    Still Breathing    (Prix du jeune public décerné par les lycéens)

    Anca Hirte
    Karim Chakim is a thirty-eight year old boxer. He is madly in love with his wife and children. When he arrives to step into the ring, possibily for the last time, Karim knows that it is the fight of a lifetime. Will he stand up to the occasion ?
    entre2prises - France

    Audience award, funded by Les Nouvelles calédoniennes

    JPEG - 306.6 ko

    Something Better to Come    (Prix du public parrainé par les Nouvelles calédoniennes)

    Hanna Polak
    Yula lives with her mother, her friends and many other people in the Svalka, the largest dumping ground in the world, located not far from Moskow and run by the Russian mafia. While life is tough in the Svalka, beauty and humanity can arise among the most squalid and unpredictable conditions.
    Danish Documentary Production, Hanna Polak Films LLC - Pologne/Danemark