Māoriland Film Festival is Aotearoa’s International Indigenous Film Festival. Each March, Māoriland brings Indigenous films and their creators to Ōtaki on New Zealand’s Kapiti Coast for five days of screenings, workshops and special events.
With festival directors and filmmakers attending from around the world, the fifth annual Māoriland Film Festival will be the biggest yet.
There are 58 events to be held over five days, the programme includes 15 feature-length and 86 short films from 11 countries and 65 Indigenous nations.
The Māoriland Film Festival is run by the Māoriland Charitable Trust out of the Māoriland Hub in Ōtaki on New Zealand’s Kāpiti Coast. The full MFF2018 programme is available online now and in hard-copy from the Māoriland Hub.
MFF2018 runs from March 21 – 25 in 2018.
MĀORILAND FILM FESTIVAL KEY FACTS & FIGURES
58 Events to be held over five days.
15 feature films and 86 short films with filmmakers from 11 countries and 65 Indigenous nations – 102 films in total.
40 New Zealand films
10 New Zealand premieres of international films
60% of programmed filmmakers are women
See the full programme here