Merata Mita, New Zealand, 1988
90 mins, HD. PG
In English and Māori with English subtitles
The first narrative feature written and directed by a Māori woman follows a prison escapee (Anzac Wallace) who hides out in an isolated East Coast community in the 1950s.
“I am very proud to have made something for us, so relentless and uncompromising.” – Merata Mita
This screening is open to the public – all tickets $10 (AFS members free). Tickets and memberships on sale now at Academy Cinemas and at the AFS desk in the cinema foyer from one hour before the screening.