New Zealand International Film Festival

Whānau Mārama New Zealand International Film Festival

The Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival screens a range of films over a two week period. In 2021, the Christchurch leg of the festival with cinema screenings will run 29 October to 14 November. Find out about the films showing in Christchurch.

The Christchurch Film Festival was founded in 1977. It includes a range of films from different genres and countries including those by New Zealand filmmakers.

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Movies and TV

Movies and TV

Movies, indie documentaries, or binge-worthy dramas. Stream them for free. Or read about your favourite films, directors, and actors.

New Zealand movies and television in the catalogue

eResources: Streaming video


On-demand streaming video service with a large collection of award-winning independent, international and classic films, and documentaries.


Beamafilm is a streaming platform that has a curated collection of international movies and documentaries, with a strong Australasian focus.

Access Video

World-class documentaries, award-winning educational films, and helpful instructional videos on every known subject.

New Zealand Geographic Archive

Over 600 in-depth features about natural history and culture. Includes NZGeo TV which contains hundreds of hours of natural history video.
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