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2012 Awards list

Ânûû-rû Âboro jury members

Claude Bagoé-Diane, réalisatrice
Jean Marie Barbe, fondateur du festival de Lussas, réalisateur, producteur et intervenant à l’Université de Grenoble.
Jean-François Corral, membre fondateur Ânûû-rû Âboro

Grand Prize Ânûû-rû Âboro Festival

De Engel van Doel    (Grand Prix festival Ânûû-rû Âboro)

Near the port of Antwerp lies the village of Doel. A village that has been in the way of the megalomaniac expansionary urges of Antwerp for decades, and now finally has to disappear. While Doel is slowly dying, the elderly Emilienne attempts to keep up a pretence of normality. At her kitchen table village life seems to continue like nothing has changed. But when her close (...)
SNG Film

Pays-bas, Belgique

Spécial jury’s prize funded by Hôtel Tiéti

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

As they await deportation from Switzerland, a group of rejected asylum-seekers and overstayers languish in Frambois prison. In this detention centre the tension is rising day by day. Guards full of humanist good intentions on one side and men in the grip of fear and stress on the other. Relationships develop here – love and hate, respect and rebellion, until the (...)


International short Film award FOL’price

Godnashistorier fra ondskabens akse    (Prix de la FOL décerné au meilleur court-métrage de la sélection internationale)

“The Axis of Evil” happened in the aftermath of September 11th when George Bush gave a speech where he named a string of countries thought to be homes of terror. In the film we visit a family in Iraq, Iran, and North Korea as night falls. Through childlike cardboard cities we enter into a space between the strange logic of political agitation and fairytales. The stories are (...)
Upfront films


Cèikî film award funded by KNS placed

Umätu, le chant du notou    (Prix Cèikî décerné par Koniambo Nickel-KNS au meilleur film du Pays)

Série de courts métrages sur la TOPONYMIE « Un lieu, une histoire » ‘Umätù’, the song of the Nautou (pigeon), tells the story of the origin of the name Umätù (Ometteux). When eating the fruit of the ‘Uécia’ tree, the Nautou spluttered ‘Û, û, û’.
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Mââcelo, l’esprit de l’eau    (Prix Cèikî décerné par Koniambo Nickel-KNS au meilleur film du Pays)

Série de courts métrages sur la toponymie « Un lieu, une histoire » Mââcèlo, the water spirit is a meeting with the elders of Gohapin village. When night falls and the water level in the creeks changes, you can hear the chants of ‘Mââcèlo, the water spirit’. Only the initiated are allowed to decipher them. Like dialogue, one calls and one (...)
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Du, le piège à poisson    (Prix Cèikî décerné par Koniambo Nickel-KNS au meilleur film du Pays)

Série de courts métrages sur la TOPONYMIE « Un lieu, une histoire » At Pwö Tèda, the river runs out into the sea. This is where the outrigger canoes are pulled up onto the shore and fish is bartered for food crops from up the valleys. And here it is that the elders have built a ‘Du’ fish trap, a barrier of rocks in which is buried the magic mackerel (...)
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Diti, la creek à l’aiguille    (Prix Cèikî décerné par Koniambo Nickel-KNS au meilleur film du Pays)

Série de courts métrages sur la TOPONYMIE « Un lieu, une histoire » At Tumâ village, ‘Hê pwa tè Diri ‘ (Eel Creek) is home to a malevolent spirit who must not be disturbed at sunrise or sunset, or it might bite.
Ânûû-rû Âboro


Short film from Pacific award funded by NC 1er

IMULAL « une terre, des racines et des rêves »    (Prix NC 1ère décerné par Nouvelle-Calédonie 1ère au meilleur court- métrage du Pacifique)

A land of asylum and exile, New Caledonia is an island group where many communities mingle. Through the voices of young students in France to study, Imulal asks some questions about the idea of a Caledonian identity and looks at how, through the prism of distance, the future citizenship of New Caledonia can be imagined and become a (...)
Sa No Si Production


Youth award funded by high school student

Lecciones para Zafirah    (Prix du jeune public décerné par les lycéens)

Lessons for Zafirah records the faces and gestures that congregate around the train «The Beast», which represents the symbolic vehicle of escape for thousands of migrants who travel to the United States. Through testimonies, the film captures the participation of people in Mexico who voluntarily provide assistance to migrants: the Women of La Patrona and Father Solalinde. (...)
Creadores Contemporaneos


Public award funded by les Nouvelles Calédoniennes

Little Heaven    (Prix du public parrainé par les Nouvelles calédoniennes)

Right In the heart of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa is a small orphanage called “Little Heaven”. One of the orphans, Lydia, is 13 today. A trul joyful event, because she can now move to the “other house” where all of the ‘big kids’ live. Unfortunately this special day is overshadowed by the shocking news delivered to her by the head nurse: Lydia is HIV positive. The children (...)
Taskovki films