Find movies in our collection
Some of the subjects to search for movies:
Books and film
Find books about movies:
General works on movies themselves are under the subject, then there are headings under names of countries, cities, i.e. Motion pictures – United States.
Books into films
Find posts about and reviews of books that have been adapted into movies or television shows.
New Zealand films
- Kanopy - New Zealand cinema
- Watch selected New Zealand films online with Kanopy.
- New Zealand feature films
- Search our catalogue for New Zealand feature films on DVD.
- New Zealand on Screen
- Hundreds of clips from New Zealand films and television available to watch for free. Includes some full length movies and episodes of television series.
Film in Christchurch
- Movie theatres
- Photographs of movie theatres from our collection.
- History of Christchurch cinemas
- The Canterbury Film Society has excellent information on the history of Christchurch cinemas. It includes a chronological list of cinemas and their opening dates.
- Canterbury Film Society
- Non-profit incorporated society that aims to screen interesting films (foreign films in particular).
- New Zealand International Film Festival
- New Zealand’s popular Film Festival visits Christchurch in winter.
- The Press film reviews
- Film reviews on The Press website.
Read posts about film, theatre and television on Christchurch City Libraries’ blog.
- Ebsco Megasearch
- This source has thousands of magazines fulltext including entertainment magazines.
- Watch award-winning independent, international, classic films, and documentaries online.
- Naxos Video Library
- Naxos brings you streaming video of over 300 classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries.