MERATA: How Mum Decolonised The Screen profiles filmmaker Merata Mita and the influential role she played in being a pioneer of Indigenous cinema. Despite my being a film buff, I was very unfamiliar with the filmmaker’s story going into the film. This changed upon viewing the documentary–which runs under 90 minutes. After her death in 2010, her son, Hepi, wanted to find out what it was that led her to champion Indigenous cinema. Without her,…"Sundance 2019: MERATA: How Mum Decolonised The Screen"