Māoriland Film Festival is New Zealand’s premier international Indigenous Film Festival. Now into its eighth year, it is a cultural and arts event that invites New Zealanders to the Indigenous world through screen storytelling.
For five days in March, Ōtaki is home to the largest Indigenous Film Festival in the southern hemisphere presenting films from all over the world. At Māoriland you will be transported around the world to places and peoples whose stories will intrigue and amaze.
Put March 24 – 28 in your calendar now!
MFF21 opens with the Māoriland Keynote with Rena Owen and the festival premiere of Cousins (adapted from Patricia Grace’s novel). Over five days the festival will include over 120 films from 80 Indigenous nations. Enjoy films, art, emerging technology, industry workshops and kōrero and more! The festival closes on March 28 with the Māoriland Red Carpet Party with Troy Kingi.
Meet the filmmakers and join the circle of Indigenous cinema.