22 Nov 2012

Details of Tahiti's Pacific Documentary Film Festival released

2:33 pm on 22 November 2012

The organisers of next year's Pacific Documentary Film Festival in French Polynesia have announced the 10-member jury for the event.

It will be chaired by Greg Germain, who is a comedian and producer originally from Guadeloupe and known for being the dubbed voice of the US actor, Will Smith.

The jury includes a New Zealand director of photography, Leon Narbey, whose work included Whale Rider and the Samoan movie, The Orator.

Another prominent member is a New Caledonian writer and former vice president, Dewe Gorodey.

15 films, including two from French Polynesia, have been selected for the festival which will held in mid-February.

Another 19 films will be shown outside the official competition.