Friday 7th, June – 9:00 p.m. – Studio 43

The under-water treasure of the Marquesas islands (Le trésor sous-marin des îles Marquises)

A film by Nicolas Jouvin. Production: Les Films en Vrac, Bleu Lagon Production, Daniel Jouvance foundation, the Agence des aires marines protégées, IRD. France – 52 min. – 2012 – unreleased.

The ecosystem of the Marquesas Islands is unique and has been naturally protected for ages. A priceless treasure that the people from the Marquesas have decided to study and defend against the attacks from the industrial world. 40 scientists among the world’s best specialists in marine biology, have gathered to plan on an international mission with a view to exploring the unknown waters of the Polynesian archipelago.