The great adventure: music and moving image from the front, at The Film Archive, Friday 7 March 2014, 1.15 pm.
History will be brought to life in this special event that recreates a film show as it would have been experienced by audiences 100 years ago.
Internationally celebrated military historian Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Christopher Pugsley, with piano accompaniment, will narrate footage from WWI, revealing the everyday reality of life in the trenches and the kinds of technology available to filmmakers during “The Great Adventure".
Originally presented at the Victoria University of Wellington’s Stout Centre conference Rethinking War, this session is a lively, authentic and illuminating experience.
When: Fri 7 Mar, 1.15pm
Where: The Film Archive
Duration: 1hr (no interval)
Tickets: $10 on the door only