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Radio Hauraki Movie Announced - 3 Mile Limit

Friday, 14 September 2012, 9:49 am | Number 8 Films

Pre production is underway for the much anticipated feature length movie ‘3 Mile Limit’ based on the true story of Radio Hauraki broadcasting from international waters in the 1960’s. It’s Craig Newland’s directorial feature debut film, ... More >>

Auckland Gay Film Nights Continue for Another Year

Thursday, 5 April 2012, 11:06 am | Number 8 Films

Auckland’s popular monthly gay film nights at Rialto Cinemas, hosted by Number 8 Films, are set to continue for another year thanks to a generous grant from the GABA Charitable Trust. More >>

Kiwi rest home film competes for international prize

Sunday, 14 August 2011, 1:06 pm | Number 8 Films

MEDIA RELEASE – NUMBER 8 FILMS TRUST FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 14, 2011 Kiwi rest home film competes for international prize More >>

French Bear Artist In Documentary Spotlight

Friday, 5 August 2011, 8:18 pm | Number 8 Films

MEDIA RELEASE – NUMBER 8 FILMS TRUST August 5, 2011 French Bear Artist In Documentary Spotlight The life story of acclaimed French bear artist Christophe Jannin is to be tackled in a feature-length documentary from the award-winning team at Number ... More >>

Doctor Who Meets Gay Berlin at Film Showcase

Saturday, 23 July 2011, 10:17 am | Number 8 Films

MEDIA RELEASE – NUMBER 8 FILMS TRUST July 23, 2011 Doctor Who Meets Gay Berlin at Film Showcase Local film-making charity Number 8 Films is proud to present the New Zealand premiere of “Christopher And His Kind” as the August film in its ... More >>

Kiwi Gay Rest Home Film Comes Home

Sunday, 26 June 2011, 11:16 am | Number 8 Films

MEDIA RELEASE – Number 8 Films 26 June, 2011 KIWI GAY REST HOME FILM COMES HOME A local short film being described internationally as “the best film about men in love out of New Zealand since Lord of the Rings” is having its Kiwi premiere ... More >>

Gay film night a first for Nelson

Sunday, 27 March 2011, 5:16 pm | Number 8 Films

Local film-making charity Number 8 Films is to host its first gay film night in Nelson next month, in association with GLBT advocacy group Q-Youth, who are raising funds for their drop-in centre. More >>

Gay film night auction raises money for Christchurch

Sunday, 13 March 2011, 12:30 pm | Number 8 Films

A pair of independent Auckland film-makers are auctioning off a season ticket to their monthly gay film screenings on Trade Me to raise money for Christchurch earthquake relief. More >>

World premieres for Kiwi gay rest home story

Sunday, 13 February 2011, 12:18 pm | Number 8 Films

A Kiwi tale of two elderly gay war veterans who find love in a rest home is to have its world premiere in April at festivals in Europe and the United States. More >>

Gay Russell Crowe drama revived in Auckland

Thursday, 11 November 2010, 11:04 am | Number 8 Films

A one-off revival showing of the classic gay Australian drama THE SUM OF US, starring Russell Crowe and Jack Thompson, will play at Galatos next Thursday as part of the Number 8 Films Auckland Gay Film Showcase. More >>

Award-winning Kiwi short film comes to DVD

Monday, 8 November 2010, 2:00 pm | Number 8 Films

The award-winning New Zealand short film ‘Communication’ will be released on DVD and digital download next Monday 15 November, following a tide of international acclaim. More >>

Monthly gay film showcase for Auckland

Monday, 30 August 2010, 1:34 pm | Number 8 Films

Gay film fans in Auckland will be able to enjoy the latest cinema from around the world with the launch this month of a new gay cinema showcase at Galatos. More >>

Filmmakers launch Grumpy Gus appeal

Wednesday, 28 July 2010, 10:18 am | Number 8 Films

The makers of award-winning Kiwi short films Teddy and Communication have launched a donation appeal to fund their new film, The Colonel’s Outing. More >>

‘Communication’ wins international award

Monday, 24 May 2010, 3:41 pm | Number 8 Films

New Zealand-made short film “Communication” has this week been named Outstanding Short Film in the 2010 QBliss GLBTIA Creating Change Community Awards; a US-based organisation recognising gay, lesbian and transgender individuals and works that ... More >>