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One-off screening of 1920’s New Zealand architecture footage

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 12:49 pm | The Film Archive

One-off screening of 1920’s New Zealand architecture footage from the New Zealand Film Archive More >>

Ships and Shipwrecks: Maritime History 1912 – 2006

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 10:57 am | The Film Archive

The dangers and pleasures of shipboard life will be illustrated in this New Zealand Film Archive compilation screening on our country’s maritime history. The lms date from 1912 through 2006 and feature maritime life, onboard adventures and shipwrecks. More >>

Three Nights of Radical Underground Film

Friday, 2 May 2014, 1:40 pm | The Film Archive

Fans of original, thought-provoking cinema are in for a treat May 15 - 17, thanks to the second year of the Wellington Underground Film Festival (WUFF), an event celebrating the best in experimental lmmaking from New Zealand and abroad. More >>

A Festival of New Zealand Stars Abroad

Monday, 28 April 2014, 5:29 pm | The Film Archive

The New Zealand Film Archive presents Ticket to Hollywood: A Festival of New Zealand Stars Abroad . The festival samples the work of some of our Kiwi actors and actresses who had a taste of fame overseas during Hollywood’s most glamorous era - back in ... More >>

30 Exhibition Explores HIV AIDS in NZ

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 12:17 pm | The Film Archive

The New Zealand Film Archive presents 30, the second moving image exhibition by their 2014 Curator-at-Large, Gareth Watkins. 30 reects on HIV AIDS in New Zealand. More >>

New Zealand’s Famous Dolphins at the Film Archive

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 12:53 pm | The Film Archive

Soul in the Sea (2013) is the true story of one woman’s quest to befriend and protect Moko, an extroverted wild dolphin. The lm premiered at the NZ International Film Festival in 2013. Soul of the Sea will screen at the Film Archive alongside a newsreel ... More >>

PET moving image exhibition

Monday, 27 January 2014, 12:13 pm | The Film Archive

Join the New Zealand Film Archive for some furry, feathered and clawed fun this Valentine’s Day Eve (February 13), when they celebrate the opening of their new PET moving image exhibition. The exhibition on kiwis and their pets (who doesn’t remember their ... More >>

Gardening with Soul Showing at the Film Archive

Tuesday, 21 January 2014, 5:52 pm | The Film Archive

Listing details: Gardening with Soul (2013) film screening When: 7pm, February 5, 7, 8, 15, 19, 20, 21 / 4.30pm, February 8 and 15 Where: The New Zealand Film Archive, 84 Taranaki St, Wellington Ticket price: $10 general admission / $8 concession More >>

Marilyn Waring to Speak at the Film Archive

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 11:36 am | The Film Archive

On 28 November 1893 New Zealand women voted in the general election for the first time. The Film Archive will celebrate the 120 year anniversary of this milestone by hosting Marilyn Waring - the renowned feminist, politician, activist, author and ... More >>

Someone Else’s Country to Screen at the Film Archive

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 3:30 pm | The Film Archive

During the early 1980s, a group of rightwing economists quietly came to dominate policy development in the New Zealand Treasury. More >>

Film Premiere: Peace and Love in Africa

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 1:59 pm | The Film Archive

The Film Archive and DANCE Wellington present the world premiere of Peace and Love in Africa (2012), a feature documentary directed by Bronwyn Judge. The film follows the journey of Ra McRostie, a teacher of African inspired dance in Oamaru, who travels ... More >>

International Mobile Innovation Screening

Tuesday, 22 October 2013, 1:15 pm | The Film Archive

The Mobile Innovation Network Aotearoa (MINA) is an international network that promotes cultural and research activities to expand the emerging possibilities of mobile media. This year’s MINA screening programme features recent pocket films, mobile-mentaries ... More >>

Broadcasting House (1963 - 1997) Film Screening

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 11:45 am | The Film Archive

A film programme commemorating the 50th anniversary of the opening of Broadcasting House – a hub for New Zealand radio during the second half of the 20th century. The films look back on Broadcasting House’s rich history, from its opening in 1963, ... More >>

Illustrious Energy screens at the Film Archive

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 1:20 pm | The Film Archive

Two Chinese goldminers in a remote valley in 1860s Central Otago struggle to improve their lot in Illustrious Energy (1988). The goldrush is over. Their life is tough. When they make a lucky strike on their claim, it seems that they may at last be able ... More >>

Khandallah and Johnsonville on Film

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 6:36 pm | The Film Archive

The Opening of Ngauranga Gorge (1938), and From Cow to Cone (showing Tip Top factory workers in Johnsonville in the 1950s) are just two of various documentary, comedy, home movie and advertising excerpts to be shown. More >>

The Insatiable Moon screens for Mental Health Awareness Week

Monday, 30 September 2013, 12:56 pm | The Film Archive

Screening for Mental Health Awareness Week 2013: The Insatiable Moon (2010), a film that proves sometimes magic happens in the most unlikely of places. Aucklander Arthur (Rawiri Paratene) claims to be the second son of God. The rest of the world calls ... More >>

Mini-Sized Square Eyes - Bestival of the Festival!

Friday, 20 September 2013, 4:31 pm | The Film Archive

Whether you loved them, or missed them at the NZIFF, our favouritest short films from both “Animation for Kids” and “Toons for Tots” are back again, for one last Wellington season. More >>

Earthquakes on Film

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 12:59 pm | The Film Archive

From 16 - 21 September, the Film Archive looks more closely at earthquakes. Films featuring the Japan, Christchurch, and Napier earthquakes will be shown. More >>

Song of the Kauri to Screen at the Film Archive

Thursday, 15 August 2013, 4:22 pm | The Film Archive

Can kauri become our currency in the new world of green economics? Poetic, political and timely, Song of the Kauri (2011) is a surprisingly frank and firmly grassroots documentary film that every New Zealander needs to see. More >>

Screening of Pictures, a Film Reassessment of Colonial NZ

Monday, 5 August 2013, 1:18 pm | The Film Archive

Pictures (1981) is a fictionalized biography of pioneer kiwi photographers, the Burton Brothers, who travelled around the country photographing colonial life in the 1860s and 1870s. More >>