Poster for Merata: How Mum Decolonized the Screen

Merata: How Mum Decolonized the Screen is a 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.
Directed by Hepi Mita.

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This is a film series curated by filmmaker Rod Pocowatchit (Comanche/Pawnee/Shawnee) and inspired by the exhibition Clearly Indigenous: Native Visions Reimagined in Glass. Pocowatchit, founder and director of alterNative Film Festival, will provide commentary before each film and will lead a Q & A after.