Author Archive for: ‘Diane Pivac, with a foreword by Mark Sweeney’

New Zealand film pioneer: Hilda Maud Hayward (1898 – 1970)

The New Zealand Film Archive, now renamed Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision (The New Zealand Archive of Film, Television & Sound Ngā Taonga Whitiāhua Me Ngā Taonga Kōrero), was honoured to present two of the few surviving New Zealand features from the silent era at WSS VII. Pianist Mauro Colombis masterfully brought both feature screenings to life for a twenty-first …

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