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2024 Māoriland Film Festival Hosts The Largest Programme To Date

Monday, 12 February 2024, 12:14 pm | Maoriland Film Festival

168 works from 130 Indigenous nations to screen at Māoriland Film Festival in Ōtaki - 20th to 24th March 2024 More >>

New Festival Director For Māoriland Film Festival Announced

Tuesday, 14 March 2023, 9:36 am | Maoriland Film Festival

After establishing the Māoriland Film Festival (MFF) 10 years ago, festival director Libby Hakaraia is stepping aside after the 2023 festival, with Madeleine Hakaraia de Young taking up the position. Under Libby’s stewardship, the MFF has grown to ... More >>

Fresh From Sundance And The Berlinale - Sweet As & Gush Join MFF2023

Monday, 27 February 2023, 2:05 pm | Maoriland Film Festival

From March 15 - 19 2023, Māoriland Film Festival (MFF) will present its largest programme yet in celebration of the 10th year of the festival. Today the festival announces the inclusion of three additional feature films, bringing the total number ... More >>

Māoriland At The European Film Market In Berlin With NZ’s First Monster Movie

Friday, 17 February 2023, 10:44 am | Maoriland Film Festival

<img src="" width="720" height="366"> Māoriland Productions lead producer Libby Hakaraia has been selected as one of 29 feature film producers worldwide ... More >>

Māoriland Film Festival Announces 10th Anniversary Programme For 2023

Monday, 6 February 2023, 6:01 pm | Maoriland Film Festival

This year, the Māoriland Film Festival (MFF) celebrates a decade of Indigenous storytelling in Aotearoa and presents the largest showcase in the festival’s history. For the tenth anniversary, MFF will present over 140 short and feature films from ... More >>

Award-winning First Nations Actor, Writer, Director And Producer Named As The First Māoriland Filmmaker In Residence

Wednesday, 29 June 2022, 10:24 am | Maoriland Film Festival

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 ... More >>

Māoriland Announces TWO Festivals At Matariki 2022

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 4:41 pm | Maoriland Film Festival

Māoriland is excited to announce the dates for its 2022 Indigenous film festival and its new Matariki Ramaroa light arts festival. After postponement earlier this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, Māoriland Film Festival (MFF) will run over five ... More >>

Announcing The 2021 E Tū Whānau Rangatahi Film Award Winners

Friday, 26 March 2021, 12:43 pm | Maoriland Film Festival

This morning, the latest E Tū Whānau Rangatahi Film Awards were presented at the Māoriland Film Festival, celebrating the next generation of Māori storytellers. Featuring the premiere of 15 films made by rangatahi aged 12-24 at Māoriland Rangatahi-led ... More >>

Estère To Launch Māoriland's New Music Series

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 9:33 am | Maoriland Film Festival

Māoriland is best known for celebrating and championing Indigenous cinema from across the globe through the annual Film Festival. This December, Māoriland is introducing a new music series to support both the artist and our community post-COVID. ‘Māoriland ... More >>

Māoriland Film Festival: Screenings To Be Cancelled Due To COVID-19

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 10:46 am | Maoriland Film Festival

E mihi ake ana ki ō tātou rangatira o te wā e ārahi nei i a tātou kia hau anō ai te ora i roto i ngā hāpori puta noa i Aotearoa me te Wai Pounamu. The world is changing on a daily basis as each country finds ways to cope with the physical ... More >>

Māoriland Film Festival Announces 2020 Programme

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 9:59 am | Maoriland Film Festival

Māoriland Film Festival, Aotearoa’s International Indigenous film celebration and the largest Indigenous film festival in the Southern Hemisphere, has launched its stunning 2020 programme. Held in Ōtaki on the Kāpiti Coast, the 7th annual ... More >>

Aotearoa’s youngest directors to debut at imagineNATIVE

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 2:12 pm | Maoriland Film Festival

Lights, Camera, Toronto! Aotearoa’s youngest directors to debut at imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival More >>

Māoriland Film Festival Announces 2017 Programme

Monday, 27 February 2017, 10:11 am | Maoriland Film Festival

Māoriland Film Festival 2017 is filled to the brim with some of the hottest Indigenous films on the planet. The programme includes multi-award winning features, documentary and short films including two Oscar-nominated films! These works will all be presented ... More >>

OSCAR nominated film TANNA at Māoriland Film Festival

Friday, 3 February 2017, 9:38 am | Maoriland Film Festival

Filmed on the Vanuatu Island of Tanna this epic film was written by and acted by the Yakel tribe. The first feature film to emerge from Tanna it tells of a sister’s loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new. More >>

imagineNATIVE to host International Premiere

Saturday, 10 September 2016, 7:01 pm | Maoriland Film Festival

imagineNATIVE to host International Premiere of The Native Slam In March of 2016, just days before Maoriland Film Festival 15 Indigenous Filmmakers gathered around Aotearoa to make a film. They had just 72 hours, with a budget of $800 NZD and yet ... More >>

Māoriland Film Festival opens in Ōtaki

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 1:06 pm | Maoriland Film Festival

Earlier today The MAORILAND Film Festival opened with a welcome at Raukawa Marae in Otaki on the Kapiti Coast. More >>

Māoriland Film Festival Pens Open Letter To James Cameron

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 3:24 pm | Maoriland Film Festival

“ Any direct experience that I have with indigenous peoples and their plights may feed into the nature of the story I choose to tell. In fact, it almost certainly will ” More >>

Māoriland Film Festival Announces 2016 Programme

Sunday, 7 February 2016, 4:07 pm | Maoriland Film Festival

Today at Te Rā o Waitangi, Māoriland Film Festival revealed their official programme for 2016. More >>

Māoriland Film Festival to Announce 2016 Programme Saturday

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 12:24 pm | Maoriland Film Festival

Māoriland Film Festival is set to announce it's 2016 programme at Te Rā o Waitangi celebrations in Wellington this Saturday. More >>

Māoriland Film Festival welcomes Indigenous filmmakers

Monday, 19 October 2015, 12:42 pm | Maoriland Film Festival

Māoriland Film Festival welcomes Indigenous filmmakers to submit their works for Māoriland 2016 More >>





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