Activities & Projects
Christopher Pugsley's new book, The Camera in the Crowd, explores film's early days in New Zealand, from its introduction in the late 1800s, to the role it played in WW1.
A fascinating record of New Zealand's involvement in the First World War with commentary and a contemporary soundtrack. National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 16 Nov 2017.
Follow the journey of the Otago Infantry Regiment and Mounted Rifles in a special screening of this documentary at Toitū Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin, 11 November 2017, 10am.
Screening of March On and Crossing the Line to coincide with Anzac Day commemorations. Regent 3 Cinemas, Masterton, 23 Apr 2017.
A reworking of Bob Kerr's paintings of the conscientious objectors' experience, brought them to life in a short film. Plays several times each day at Wellington Museum until 2018.
Screenings of the Gallipoli animated film "25 April" at Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision in Wellington from 19-29 April 2017.
Screenings of "For King & Country: New Zealand's First World War on Film" at Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision in Wellington from 22 to 27 April 2017.
To commemorate 100 years of censorship in New Zealand Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision in Wellington is showing films that were banned in New Zealand on their initial release throughout November 2016.
The British High Commission with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra present a screening of the film The Battle of the Somme at Wellington's Michael Fowler Centre on 24 September 2016.
An innovative feature documentary created to bring the story of the New Zealand experience at Gallipoli to life for a modern audience through a reimagined world. Released in 2015.
A screening of "For King & Country: New Zealand's First World War on Film" at Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision in Wellington on 10-12 August 2016.
An animated film to be shown on Wellington Museum's unique vertically-formatted Tall Screen.
"Gallipoli: End of the Road / Canakkale – Yolun Sonu" (2013) is screening as part of the Turkish Film Festival, at Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision, Wellington, on 23 April 2016.
In this documentary, Sam Neill looks through the lens of his own family to uncover some overlooked truths about Gallipoli. Screened at Auckland Art Gallery on 30 April 2016.
In this documentary, Sam Neill looks through the lens of his own family to uncover some overlooked truths about Gallipoli. Screened at Waikato Museum on 25 April 2016.
A 70-minute film programme which shows New Zealand’s experience of the First World War.
Courtesy of the Australian High Commission comes a free screening of the film The Water Diviner, at Wellington's Te Papa on 7 June 2015
Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision is commemorating the First World War with a range of screenings in April 2015. Between 22-24 April they will be screening the drama 'Chunuk Bair'.
Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision is commemorating the First World War with a range of screenings in April 2015. Between 15-18 April they will be screening Gallipoli: The Frontline Experience.
Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision is commemorating the First World War with a range of screenings in April 2015. On the week of 22-24 April they will be screening three World War One documentaries.
Auckland's PumpHouse Theratre honours the troops who served at Gallipoli with a special one-night-only screening of the epic war film – All Quiet on the Western Front on 23 April 2015.
To commemorate the battle and Anzac Day, Auckland's Academy Cinemas will have some special screenings of the 1981 classic film 'Gallipoli' on 25 and 26 April 2015.
The Auckland Film Society screens one of the boldest statements ever made against the futility of war, 'All Quiet on the Western Front', at Academy Cinemas on 28 April 2015.
Grab a blanket and come down to Dowse Square, Lower Hutt, at 6.30pm on 26 April 2015 for an Anzac Films by Starlight special presented by Hutt City Council.
A screening of Apocalypse WWI: Part One at Auckland's Rialto Cinema will be followed by a Q+A with Canadian producer Josette D. Normandeau. 1.45pm on Saturday 7 March 2015.
Visitors to Rotorua Museum can reflect and to commemorate all those who have served their country with an early opening and programme of events this Anzac Day.
The Auckland War Memorial Museum presents a discussion on the depiction of war in cinema at 10.30 on 7 March 2015.
The Wellington Film Society screens one of the boldest statements ever made against the futility of war, 'All Quiet on the Western Front', at the Paramount Theatre, 20 April 2015.
This screening is the Wurlitzer Organ Trust of Auckland's small contribution to the commemorations of the First World War. At Auckland's Hollywood Cinema on 25 April 2015.
A programme of European films set against the events of the First World War. Auckland War Memorial Museum. 8-12 October 2014.
A programme of four masterful European films set against the events of the First World War. Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, 1-4 October 2014. Free.
The Otago Settlers Association in conjunction with Toitū Otago Settlers Museum are producing a documentary following the journey of the Otago Infantry Regiment and Mounted Rifles 1914-1919.
Creating mini video-documentaries featuring local people singing or reading pieces that recall the First World War, along with interpretive panels.
Commemorating the First World War centenary with an emotive 8-screen video installation by French filmmaker Chris Marker, Owls at Noon Prelude: The Hollow Men (2005). 21 June-7 September 2014.
A collaborative project between Auckland Libraries and Communication students at Unitec, drawing on personal narratives and contemporary responses to bring to life events of this period.
A silent slideshow (inspired by the Berry photographic plates) of formal portraits taken of servicemen before they headed off to the unknown trials of war.
The great adventure: music and moving image from the front, at The Film Archive, Friday 7 March 2014, 1.15 pm.
Creating a film sharing experiences of locals whose family members went to war; and a First World War-themed exhibition.
The repatriation of film showing Kiwis at the European and home fronts held in overseas archives and the building of a shared Anzac website to showcase sounds and images of the War.
An evolving collection offering onscreen remembrance of New Zealand and the 'Great War': classic full-length documentaries, short films, dramas and archive newsreels.
The Gibson Group, with funding from New Zealand on Air, has produced a First World War documentary series to mark the centenary of the war in 2014. On Prime, June-July 2014.
Short films telling personal stories about New Zealanders affected by the First World War.