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Maat Means Land Unclassified 18+

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Viewer advice: Contains stroboscopic imagery


Poised at the intersection of activism and art, wunderkind Fox Maxy’s TikTok-esque tapestry documents the injustice and legacy of colonisation.

The 2021 winner of IFFR’s Ammodo Tiger Short Award, Maat Means Land sees Maxy – an Ipai Kumeyaay and Payómkawichum two-spirit filmmaker – build on their ongoing preoccupations with Native American identity and decolonisation, here employing bricolage, recontextualisation and ironic framing to create a visual polemic on land rights, dislocation and trauma with an aesthetic that is very ‘now’. Borrowing from the affect of social media, the work is unrelenting yet mesmeric, a raw and fearless testament to the need to speak up.


Please note: This film is screening out of competition.

In Cinema

Tue 17 Aug 5:30 pm [15321]
ACMI 2
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access
Past event
Sun 22 Aug 4:00 pm [15521]
ACMI 2
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access
Past event
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Director
Fox Maxy
Producer
Fox Maxy
Screenwriter
Fox Maxy
Editor
Fox Maxy
Format
Digital

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