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Author Kelly, Emma Jean, author.

Title The adventures of Jonathan Dennis : bicultural film archiving practice in Aotearoa New Zealand / Emma Jean Kelly.

Publication Info. New Barnet, United Kingdom : John Libbey Publishing Ltd, [2016]

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, plates (black and white, and colour), portraits
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-170), filmographies, and index.
Contents Acknowledgements; Glossary of terms; Chapter 1: Introduction ; Chapter 2: The practice of the archive; Biculturalism in the archive; Archive as biography of the nation; Chapter 3: Jonathan Spencer Dennis and the early years ; The drive to represent a "national identity"; The New Zealand Film Commission is established; The struggle to establish the Film Archive; The Film Archive is founded; Chapter 4: Biculturalism and the NZFA ; Films of the tāngata whenua ; Ngā Tamatoa: Young Warriors lay down a challenge ; The spiritual element: Ngātaonga -- kaupapa Māori.
Chapter 5: The New Zealand Film Archive become Guardians of the Treasured Images of Light/Ngā Kaitiaki o ngā Taonga WhitiāhuaSpringbok tour protests, the NZFA opens; Te Māori and its implications for biculturalism ; Chapter 6: Narrative of Jonathan Dennis' archiv e; Chapter 7: Beyond cinema, beyond the NZFA; Honouring the ancestors; Cinema for the ears; Oral histories; Narrative co-construction through oral history; Fabula in the narrative; Versions of the story; 1. If I dreamed of anything I dreamed of being a film star ; 2. 24 Frames: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told.
3. Friendship Is the Harbour of Joy (2004)The intimate public -- silences in the narrative; Representing gay men's lives: Folds in the heteronormative world; Chapter 7: Beyond cinema, beyond the NZFA; Honouring the ancestors; Cinema for the ears; Chapter 8: Concluding discussion: Archive asbiography of the nation? ; Bibliography (Text, Film, Video, Sound) ; Appendix I: James McDonald films catalogue ; Appendix II: Jonathan Dennis' bibliography ; Appendix III: Constitution Kaupapa of theNZFA 1988 ; Appendix IV: List of Interviewees; Index.
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Subject Dennis, Jonathan.
New Zealand Film Archive.
New Zealand Film Archive.
Film archives -- New Zealand.
Motion picture producers and directors -- New Zealand -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9780861969128
ISBN 9780861969128 (electronic bk.)
086196912X (electronic bk.)