Marina Alofagia McCartney

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Marina Alofagia McCartney

Marina Alofagia McCartney (Pito Nu’u, Satupa’itea, Savai’i – Samoa and Vailoa / Palauli, Savai’i – Samoa / Geordie – England): From a Geordie Father, Samoan Mother and Cook Islands step-Mother, Marina is powerfully aware of her cultural heritage, how this affects the way we are viewed and how we view others. She holds an MA in Screen Production (First Class Honours) and is an award- winning filmmaker and teaching fellow at Pacific Studies, University of Auckland. Her academic areas of expertise are Pacific Studies, Pacific Filmmaking, Pacific representation on screen and representations of the Pacific woman. 


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