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“Why is the Australian government funding Hollywood films at the expense of our stories?” Story by Jo Caust, from dailybulletin.co.asu

http://www.dailybulletin.com.au/the-conversation/30686-why-is-the-australian-government-funding-hollywood-films-at-the-expense-of-our-stories

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“Theatre’s regal history” (Stratford Press, June 21 2017)

http://www2.nzherald.co.nz/stratford-press/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503390&objectid=11879958

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We are losing films…

http://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/it/the-lost-picture-show-hollywood-archivists-cant-outpace-obsolescence#.WTvfM7xgx28.facebook

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The Mayfair in Kaikoura (post-earthquake)

A story from the Marlborough Express about fund raising for the Mayfair, at http://www.stuff.co.nz/marlborough-express/92360581/scottish-celebration-to-launch-fundraising-for-mayfair-theatre-revamp

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Art Deco cinemas in NZ

Terry Moyle has produced a new book Art Deco in New Zealand (New Holland Publishing, 2016) which includes lovely images of cinemas such as The Regent in Pahiatua and the now-closed King’s Theatre in Kawakawa. He has also published a

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‘Silver screeners: the generation helping cinemas blossom’ The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/film/filmblog/2016/sep/23/silver-screeners-the-generation-helping-cinema-blossom?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Film+Today+-+automated+vB+curation&utm_term=191792&subid=18609636&CMP=ema_861a

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Upgrade for The Majestic Theatre, Taihape

One of the oldest cinemas in NZ (celebrating 100 years in 2017), The Majestic will have digital cinema installed by the end of 2016, following a successful fundraising campaign.

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A History of NZ Cinemas: Wayne Brittenden

A 50 minute radio special which was first broadcast on RNZ Concert on Sunday July 31 2016. Wayne draws on his 2008 book The Celluloid Circus, for a detailed and fascinating history of cinemas and film-going in New Zealand, from

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A great cinema experience: Secret Cinema (UK)

U.K.’s Secret Cinema Draws Audiences With Immersive Events for Classic Films

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Digital filmmaking provides new opportunities (from The Guardian)

https://www.theguardian.com/film/filmblog/2016/jul/07/how-digital-technology-saved-a-dying-medium?CMP=share_btn_fb

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