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ANZAC films on screen at the Archive

19 April 2017

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ANZAC films on screen at the Archive

A season of ANZAC films and documentaries begins today at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, the New Zealand Archive of Film, Television and Sound in Wellington.

The programme includes the recent graphic-novel-style animated documentary 25 April, by Kiwi director Leanne Pooley.

It also features Field Punishment No.1 – a film based on the ordeal of New Zealand’s first conscientous objectors including Archibald Baxter, the father of poet James K. Baxter.

In the unique For King & Country compilation, visitors can view rare historic footage of New Zealand’s WW1 experience at home and abroad, from the archive of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision.

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Programme 19 April to 29 April:

7pm Wednesday 19 April – 25 April
5pm Thursday 20 April – Gallipoli: The New Zealand Story
7pm Thursday 20 April – Gallipoli: The New Zealand Story
5pm Friday 21 April – For King & Country
7pm Friday 21 April - 25 April
4.30 pm Saturday 22 April – Field Punishment No.1
7pm Saturday 22 April - 25 April

7pm Wednesday 26 April – Gallipoli: The Frontline Experience
5pm Thursday 27 April – Gallipoli: The New Zealand Story
7pm Thursday 27 April – For King & Country
5pm Friday 28 April – Gallipoli: The New Zealand Story
7pm Friday 28 April – Gallipoli: The Frontline Experience
4.30 pm Saturday 29 April – Field Punishment No.1
7pm Saturday 29 April - 25 April


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