Special Screening

MERATA: How Mum Decolonised the Screen

25 July 2019 | 6:00 PM - 7:35 PM

MERATA: How Mum Decolonised the Screen (2018, 95min) This film is an intimate portrayal of pioneering filmmaker Merata Mita told through the eyes of her children. Using hours of archive footage, some never before seen, her youngest child and director Hepi Mita discovers the filmmaker he never knew and shares the mother he lost, with the world. An intimate story of the birth of indigenous cinema told from the perspective of Merata’s son Hepi Mita.

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