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Merata: How Mom Decolonized the Screen (2018)

Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen (original title)
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 ... Self
Eruera 'Bob' Mita Eruera 'Bob' Mita ... Self
Hepi Mita Hepi Mita ... Self (as Heperi Mita)
Merata Mita ... Self (archive footage)
Alanis Obomsawin ... Self
Rafer Rautjoki Rafer Rautjoki ... Self
Rhys Rautjoki Rhys Rautjoki ... Self
Richard Rautjoki Richard Rautjoki ... Self
N. Bird Runningwater ... Self
Taika Waititi ... Self
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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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New Zealand

Release Date:

12 May 2019 (New Zealand) See more »

Also Known As:

Merata: How Mom Decolonized the Screen See more »

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$25,965
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