Week 5_Intro to NZ film_HC

Week 5_Intro to NZ film_HC - RTVF 188: Alternative...

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RTVF 188: Alternative Cinema(s) Week 5: New Zealand Cinema: Gender, Sexuality, Class, and the Construction of National Identities Reminders: Upload Phase 1 to turnitin.com No class next week (McKee furlough day): Go to Cinequest extra credit assignment due March 10 Today: Intro to New Zealand film The Parker-Hulme murder Screening: Heavenly Creatures (Peter Jackson, U.K./Germany/New Zealand, 1994, 99 min.) Discuss film
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New Zealand and Film 1920s-1960s : NZ film industry relatively small – Most films during this period were documentaries. – National Film Unit : produced shorts (v. features), documentaries, publicity films (e.g., travelogues) 1978: New Zealand Film Commission formed to: – Develop the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of NZ films – Grow and consolidate the NZ film industry – Develop and maintain NZ film archives
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New Zealand and Film • Originally, the Commission defined NZ films as those in which NZ is: – The subject of the film
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