22 Jul 2018

Hepi Mita: piecing together Merata Mita's life

From Sunday Morning, 11:04 am on 22 July 2018

Merata Mita was a pioneering Maori filmmaker and activist who was a champion of women in indigenous film. Her son Hepi Mita is an archivist, whose father is filmmaker Geoff Murphy. Hepi has created a documentary exploring her life, called Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen and it plays at the NZ International Festival premiering in Auckland on 2 August.