MERATA: HOW MUM DECOLONISED THE SCREEN (2018)

  • Documentary
  • 1h 35m

Merata: How Mum Decolonized The Screen finds New Zealand film archivist Heperi Mita tracing the cinematic legacy of his mother and trailblazing Maori filmmaker Merata Mita, whose films emerged as the definitive voice tackling oppression, systemic injustice and indigenous rights. Hepi uses family videos, personal archives and a heartbreaking journey of self discovery to paint this deeply intimate portrait of the late, great filmmaker, and his mother.


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Director

Heperi Mita

Director of Photography

Mike Jonathan

Language

English

Country

New Zealand

Bonus Content

Marten Rabarts & the filmmakers from New Zealand

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