1hr 38min | Documentary | Papua New Guinea
A poetic yet dramatic ode to the indelible thirst of a peoples for freedom.
Director: Alexandre Berman & Olivier Polle
Writer: Alexandre Berman & Olivier Polle
SUN. 11/08 15:00
Ophir tells the story of an extraordinary indigenous revolution for life, land and culture, leading up to the potential creation of the world’s newest nation in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. A poetic yet dramatic ode to the indelible thirst of a peoples for freedom, culture and sovereignty; the film sheds light on the biggest conflict of the Pacific since WWII, revealing the visible and invisible chains of colonisation and its enduring cycles of physical and psychological warfare.
Directors: Alexandre Berman & Olivier Pollet
Assistant Directors: Nathan Matbob
Writers: Alexandre Berman & Olivier Pollet
Cinematography & Sound: Alexandre Berman & Olivier Pollet
Producers: Ilann Girard (Arsam International), Olivier Pollet (Fourth World Films) and Kristian Lasslett (Ulster University)
Editors: Alexandre Berman, Marie Estelle Dieterlé Composer : Xavier Thirry
Sound Mix : Thomas Musso
Colorist : Jean-Christophe Savelli