Kanopy is here!

We are so excited to introduce you to our latest eResource Kanopy! Kanopy is an online video streaming service with a great collection of award-winning independent, international, classic films, and documentaries. It's free with your library card number and password / PIN.
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Curate Your Own Personal Film Festival (from the Library DVD Collection)

The Press reporter Charlie Gates wrote a fascinating article about the decline in DVD rental stores in Christchurch: Ghosts and survivors in fading DVD market. There may be fewer places to hire DVDs from, but you can still get 'em at your local library! Latest arrivals Browse our DVD collection Because I am decidedly average at…
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‘Let the spirit of our ancestors remain with us forever’

We are following the footsteps of our ancestors….we remember We, the film audience, packed into Christchurch Art Gallery’s Philip Carter Auditorium like sardines. With all 178 seats in the auditorium taken, a few stragglers were quietly seeking spare seats. I was silently congratulating myself for arriving fifteen minutes early. I’m not usually scrupulous regarding time…
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New Zealand International Film Festival 2016

Last night the Christchurch programme for the New Zealand International Film Festival was released and as usual, in amongst a programme that really does have something for everyone, there's a healthy clutch of literary offerings. Every year the New Zealand International Film Festival screens a range of films over a two week period. The 2016 Christchurch festival runs from…
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