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Siapo Cinema

Monday, 13 January 2014, 2:49 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

This summer the Film Archive is thrilled to present Siapo Cinema , a festival celebrating Pasifika moving images. The festival has been organised in association with Wellington City Council's Summer City, Positively Pasifika 2014, the New Zealand Film Commission ... More >>

NZ Film Archive Presents Siapo Cinema

Wednesday, 18 December 2013, 12:57 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

This summer the Film Archive is thrilled to present Siapo Cinema, a festival celebrating Pasifika moving images. The festival has been organised in association with Wellington City Council's Summer City, Positively Pasifika 2014, the New Zealand Film Commission ... More >>

Film Archive and Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero Review

Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:07 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

In October 2012, the Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero were transferred from Radio New Zealand to the New Zealand Film Archive. The transfer followed a request from the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage for the Film Archive to undertake a review ... More >>

The Dam (O)

Friday, 8 November 2013, 3:45 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

Gavin Hipkins’ short film The Dam (O) - which showed at the Oberhausen Short Film Festival and New Zealand International Film Festival this year - begins its season at the Film Archive. The Dam (O) incorporates naturalist and abstracted footage from ... More >>

Reel Life in Rural New Zealand

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 4:43 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

Shearing gangs, kiwi inventions dating back to 1913, and some of the unique rituals of country life are showcased in this programme of films that spans the 20th century. Reel Life in Rural New Zealand screened in woolsheds in the Hawke’s Bay, Tararua ... More >>

Vincent Ward’s The Navigator to Screen at The Film Archive

Wednesday, 16 October 2013, 4:05 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (1988) is an absorbing story that links medieval fears and fortunes to our times, while confirming Vincent Ward as an original talent. More >>

Special screenings of Saving Grace - Te Whakarauora Tangata

Tuesday, 8 October 2013, 4:15 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

He pou mataoho kiriata a Merata Mita. Neke atu i te toru tekau tau ia e kokiri ana i te ao pāpāho o Aotearoa, o te Moana nui a Kiwa, otirā te ao huri noa. Ānei tana pakipūmeka mutunga, Saving Grace - Te Whakarauora Tangata e aro atu ki te take ... More >>

Shared Baskets – Social Equality in Aotearoa NZ

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 3:56 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

The third and final in the Magic Playgrounds series of three moving image exhibitions curated by Tina Makereti, on the social history of childhood in Aotearoa / New Zealand. Shared Baskets explores the interplay between notions of social equality and kiwi ... More >>

Wellington in the 1950s and 1960s - NZ Film Archive

Monday, 2 September 2013, 12:56 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

Under the directorship of John O’Shea, Pacific Films made a wide range of films - features, news magazines, documentaries and advertising - during the 1950s and 1960s. This programme is a showcase of some of their documentary, newsreel and advertising ... More >>

The Transformation of the World into Music

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 3:55 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner’s birthday this year and the upcoming opening of The Flying Dutchman at the St James Theatre, the Goethe Institut is delighted to bring you Werner Herzog’s documentary, The Transformation ... More >>

Reel Life in Canterbury

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 4:22 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

The Canterbury region’s spectacular past will come to life in cinematic splendor next month, when the New Zealand F ilm Archive and New Zealand Historic Places Trust partner to present a programme of films made between 1910 and 2011. The films will ... More >>

'The Devil Dared Me To' at the Film Archive

Monday, 26 August 2013, 3:38 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

The Devil Dared Me To (2007) is a feature film made by and starring daredevil New Zealanders Chris Stapp and Matt Heath. Every kiwi lad dreams of greatness. For some it’s as an All Black, for others it’s scaling the highest peaks. But for little ... More >>

Newtown on Film, 1900 - 2011

Thursday, 8 August 2013, 5:28 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

A selection of over 20 short films and clips illustrating some of the events, institutions, and people associated with Newtown, Wellington over the years. More >>

Bringing It All Back Home

Friday, 19 July 2013, 5:10 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

Too often valuable musical recordings go the way of the Tally Ho! master – accidentally recorded over. The New Zealand Film Archive and the Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero have joined forces, and are on a mission to save our nation’s musical history. ... More >>

He Toa Takitini: Magic Playgrounds Exhibition Film Archive

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 1:24 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

He Toa Takitini The second in a series of three moving image exhibitions curated by Tina Makereti, on the social history of childhood in Aotearoa / New Zealand, He Toa Takitini focuses on cultural diversity. More >>

He Toa Takitini

Wednesday, 10 July 2013, 5:31 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

The second in a series of three moving image exhibitions curated by Tina Makereti, on the social history of childhood in Aotearoa / New Zealand, He Toa Takitini focuses on cultural diversity. How are kiwi childhoods shaped by different cultural groups ... More >>

Film programme: Doctors and Nurses

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 3:09 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

A fascinating film programme that looks back on attitudes towards health and medicine across the twentieth century. From rural nurses on horseback to tuberculous detection - see how the work of New Zealand doctors and nurses has changed over the last decades. More >>

Around the World Saturday Matinee

Wednesday, 5 June 2013, 12:57 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

The Film Archive and Square Eyes partner to present the Around the World Saturday Matinee. Saturdays at 4.30, June 8 - July 20 Where: The New Zealand Film Archive, 84 Taranaki St, Wellington Ticket price: $6 for those aged 14 and under / $8 adults ... More >>

Magic Playgrounds: Historical Images of NZ Childhoods

Friday, 24 May 2013, 12:33 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

The first of a series of three moving image exhibitions curated by Tina Makereti, on the social history of childhood in Aotearoa / New Zealand, The Natural Environment – Ko te Taiao explores the relationship between children and the natural environment. More >>

Alex Porter / Len Lye Shorts - 25 may

Tuesday, 14 May 2013, 4:58 pm | New Zealand Film Archive

Three shorts by Canterbury-based filmmaker Alex Porter screen alongside three Len Lye films. Porter is the creator of Porter's Cinebooth , an individual screening device with a plush interior, currently on display in the Film Archive cafe. The ... More >>

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