Award-winning First Nations actor, writer, director and producer named as the first Māoriland Filmmaker in Residence.

Today, the first filmmaker selected for the Māoriland Filmmakers’ Residency will be announced at the opening night screening of the Māoriland Film Festival (MFF2022). Filmmaker Leah Purcell is a Goa-Gunggari-Wakka Wakka woman who will take up residence in Ōtaki later this year.  Purcell’s multi-award-winning feature film The Drover’s Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson is […]