New Zealand Film Archive

The New Zealand Film Archive is a charitable trust dedicated to the collection, preservation and viewing of mainly New Zealand films and videos made between 1895 to the present day. It also has some of Len Lye's films in its collection.

Read more about New Zealand Film Archive:  Background, Activities, 2009 Lost Film Recovery

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Cinema Of New Zealand - New Zealand Film Archive
... The New Zealand Film Archive was founded and incorporated on 9 March 1981 ... Film enthusiast, critic and historian Jonathan Dennis (1953 – 2002) was a primary driving force behind the archive and became its first director ... The archive was set up to preserve and restore significant New Zealand film and television images ...
New Zealand Film Archive - 2009 Lost Film Recovery - American Silent Films
... The archive has many silent American films that had been shipped to New Zealand at the time of their release, but were thought not worth the expense of shipping back to the United ... The films were supposed to be destroyed after being sent to New Zealand and seen there at the end of their distribution run, but some were stashed away instead, then ... Only about 20 percent of films from the silent era were still in existence as of 2010 ...

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