We, Tikopia

A documentary by Corto Fajal

90 min - Color - 2017



The inhabitants of Tikopia, a small island in the Pacific, have developed an original and millennial civilization that still exists today and in which their island is alive. The dialogue between the island and its king, Ti Namo, reveals their common history, their choices for the future.

VISA n° 146.034

Co-production with Arwestud Films and Sami Kompania

With the support of the Région Bretagne, TVR, the Breizh Film Fund and Bretagne Romantique, of l’International Sami Institute, of the Sami Council and the Swedish Film Institute.

Broadcast :

- Festival International du Film Océanien (FIFO) (Papeete, Polynésie Française) le 3 février 2018

Mention spéciale du jury au Festival du film international sur les droits de l’homme (Bolivie) 

- Festival des Projections d'intérêts Fertiles (Montmélian, France)

 - La quinzaine des possibles au cinéma Le Vox (Rambouillet, France)

- Festi'vaches (France)

- Cycle écologie et mode de vie à l'Emeraude cinéma (Dinan, France)

- Festival Cinéma35 en fête

- Festival Terres d'Ailleurs au Museum d'Histoires naturelles (Toulouse, France)

Braodcast in many cinema at Paris, Rennes, Lorient, Brest, Nantes, Strasbourg, Lyon, Grenoble, Aix les bains, Cavaillon, Nyons, 

St Gaudens , Clermont Ferrand, Dijon, Nice, Montbéliard, Montmélian, Montguyon, Jonzac, Barbezieux, Montendre, Marthon, Aubusson et Eymoutiers, Nantua, Belly et Meximieux, Penmarch, Fougères, Romillé, Combourg, St Malo, Auray, Callac, Loudéac, Etel, Nivillac, Erquy, Guingamp, Chateaubriant, Vannes, Rostrenen, Questembert. 

Festivals : 

- FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM   OCEANIEN (FIFO), Papeete - Polynésie   Française (February 3 2018)

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The crew

A film by Corto Fajal

Image operators : Charles-Hubert Morin, Corto Fajal

Sound operator (sound recording, mixing editing) : Corinne Gigon

Editor : Ranwa Stephan

Visual effects and color grading : Pierre Bouchon

Voice of the island : Sève Laurent-Fajal

(written in collaboration with the inhabitants of Tikopia)

Original music : Dominique Molard

Aerial and underwater images : Corto Fajal

with the collaboration of Charles-Hubert Morin and Humphrey

Titling and credits : Jean-François Guéguen | aeradesign

Translation of tikopian dialogues : Mickael Vakasauvave, Mathieu Tillaut

Trailer : Vincent Melcion

Mastering : Julien Moreux

Island voice translation : Anne-Christine Maclennan

Collaboration in file writing : Blandine Jet 

Producers (France) : Corto Fajal, Brewenn Hellec, Thomas Guentch

Producer (Suède) : John Erling Utsi

Technical means of filming : Arwestud films, Nomades productions

Editing, calibration and mastering : Arwestud films

Sound editing and mixing : Nomades production