Alexandre Berman, Olivier Pollet - 2020 - France - 97

Ophir tells the story of an extraordinary indigenous revolution for life, land and culture, leading up to the creation of the world’s newest nation in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. A poetic yet dramatic ode to the indelible thirst 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 colonization and its enduring cycles of physical and psychological warfare.

This film will open the Festival at Barcelona Français Institute  on November 4 at 7pm. The assistance is through confirmation to guarantee the legally allowed capacity and to be able to comply with the current health measures caused by COVID 19.