Miria George

Films by this filmmaker
  • Vai – Director
Miria George

Mīria George (Arorangi, Rarotonga and Areora, Atiu / Te Arawa and Ngāti Awa):
Mīria is a poet, and writer, director, producer of theatre. An award-winning playwright, Mīria’s work has toured
New Zealand, Australia, Hawai’i, Canada and the United Kingdom. Her plays include And What Remains,
Sunset Road, The Vultures and The Night Mechanics. Mīria recently directed the Premiere Season of Bless The
Child by Hone Kouka for the New Zealand Festival & Auckland Arts Festival. In 2017, Mīria was the
Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writer in Residence at University of Hawai’i and won the Bruce Mason
Playwriting Award. Mīria holds a Masters in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters.
Also a published poet, The Wet Season is Mīria’s debut collection of poetry, published by the Wai-te-ata Press.
Vai is Mīria’s film directorial debut.

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