Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen (2018)

Documentary portrait of pioneering filmmaker and mother Merata Mita, detailing how her filmmaking intersected with the lives of her children and indigenous filmmakers globally, and featuring rare archival footage dating back to 1977.

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Hepi Mita (as Heperi Mita)
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Credited cast:
Awatea Mita Awatea Mita ... Herself
Eruera 'Bob' Mita Eruera 'Bob' Mita ... Himself
Hepi Mita Hepi Mita ... Himself (as Heperi Mita)
Alanis Obomsawin ... Herself
Rafer Rautjoki Rafer Rautjoki ... Himself
Rhys Rautjoki Rhys Rautjoki ... Himself
Richard Rautjoki Richard Rautjoki ... Himself
N. Bird Runningwater N. Bird Runningwater ... Himself
Taika Waititi ... Himself
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Documentary portrait of pioneering filmmaker and mother Merata Mita, detailing how her filmmaking intersected with the lives of her children and indigenous filmmakers globally, and featuring rare archival footage dating back to 1977.

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Well done documentary
29 January 2019 | by jasperbhansSee all my reviews

I enjoyed this documentary about how Meretas life. The story was mostly told through her children. I learned a lot from this interesting flick.


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