La Foa Film Festival, New Caledonia
The La Foa Film Festival continues to bring independent cinema to life in the Overseas Territories. For its 24th anniversary, organized from July 22 to 31, the New Caledonian event will take over the dark rooms of La Foa, Nouméa and other partner municipalities (Dumbéa, Boulouparis...). Faithful to its ideal of promoting the “filmmakers of tomorrow”, the festival will welcome Australian director, actress and screenwriter Madeleine Blackwell. After two remarkable short films (Father, Elsewhere), the Australian filmmaker will come to defend her first feature film, Damage (2022). This comedy-drama depicts the encounter between an illegal taxi driver and an old lady with dementia in their deeply human quest to reach a "vague destination".