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Running Time: 20 - 24 March 2019

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Native Peoples - Global Films

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The industry events at Māoriland are intended to connect and invigorate filmmakers from across the Indigenous world. They are accessible by industry pass only. Details of the industry pass are found on the ticketing info page in this programme. 

Māoriland Speed Dating
Wednesday 20 March, 3 - 4 pm, Māoriland Hub

Want to meet an international festival director? Or connect with a filmmaker or funder? Māoriland speed dating puts you in direct contact with some of the enablers in the industry, with a fun and exciting event. 

Masterclass with Alanis Obomsawin
Thursday 21 March, 1 - 3 pm, Te Ara a Tāwhaki

We are honoured to host the master documentary maker and tireless First Nations social activist Alanis Obomsawin. As a child, Alanis learned the stories and legends of her Abenaki nation. As a young woman, she retold these stories through song to audiences in Canada, Europe and America. In the late 1960’s she was introduced to filmmaking. For the past five decades she has used her lens as a tool of Indigenous resistance.

Te Moananui a Kiwa - A Pasifika Breakfast 
Friday 22 March, 8:30 - 9:30 am, Māoriland Hub

Savour the flavour of kai from around the Pacific.

Cross Nation Collaboration - Making It Happen
Friday 22 March, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Māoriland Hub

What could the shape of collaboration between different indigenous Nations look like?  

Māoriland Pitch Competition - Cross Nation Collaboration
Friday 22 March, 2 - 3 pm, Māoriland Hub

An opportunity to kickstart a film project that is an indigenous collaboration. You must register to pitch. Details of the prize package and criteria are online at or at the Manuwhiri Desk during the MFF. 

Pass Details 
Designed for those working in the screen industry, these passes provide access to both special and public events as well as 1 ticket per screening.

  • You must have a physical ticket to enter any event. These can be claimed by showing your Industry Pass at The Māoriland Hub, 68 Main St Ōtaki.
  • We recommend you select your tickets pre festival. Information on how to do this will be provided to pass holders via email. If you choose not to use a ticket, please return it to the Ticket Office so that someone else can enjoy the film. 
  • Your pass does not guarantee you a ticket if sold out.
  • Industry Passes are not transferable. 
  • Lost passes cannot be reprinted during the Festival. 
  • Closing Night Party. Please note that due to limited numbers you must RSVP to attend this party by Friday 15th March 6 pm at the latest, to ensure your ticket. 

Industry Passes can be collected from the Manuwhiri desk at the Māoriland Hub, 68 Main St Ōtaki.

The Māoriland Film Festival is Aotearoa’s international Indigenous Film Festival. Each March, Māoriland brings Indigenous films and their creators to Ōtaki for five days of screenings, workshops, seminars and more!

See the full Māoriland Film Festival programme online at