MERATA: How Mum Decolonised The Screen - Second Screening - Berlin - Feb 10th 12pm

MERATA: How Mum Decolonised The Screen - Second Screening - Berlin - Feb 10th 12pm

As the archivist of Merata Mita’s work, her youngest son Hepi Mita embarks on a journey through his mother’s life. Creating a dialogue between her work as a filmmaker and her personal life, his unique excavation reveals how deeply connected the personal, the political, and the creative were for the late Merata Mita (1942–2010).

The first female Maori director’s career began in the 1970s with the observational documentaries Bastion Point: Day 507 and Patu!. Her debut fiction film Mauri (1988) was not only the first film to be made by a Maori woman, it was also the first feature film ever to be made by an Indigenous woman anywhere in the world. 

Tickets can be bought online.

https://www.berlinale.de/en/programm/berlinale_programm/datenblatt.html?film_id=201912920

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Time & Date

Sunday, 10 February 2019, 12:00 PM - Sunday, 10 February 2019, 01:30 PM

Location

Postdamer Straße 4, 10785 Berlin.

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Cost

€13.00