Wairarapa Film Festival

Posted on
May 8, 2024

Come and celebrate local film and filmmakers at the 4th Wairarapa Film Festival, held annually in our beautiful region.

Wairarapa has been home to internationally celebrated filmmakers, including Vincent Ward, Barry Barclay, Jemaine Clement, Ramai Haywood, Sir Peter Jackson, and James Cameron. Join us and discover the remarkable stories of our people and places.
We invite you to be part of the celebration of local film, filmmakers and stories - past and present.

View the full autumn programme at: Wairarapa Film Festival Autumn 2024

Events in 2024 include:

  • Rangatahi youth filmmaking workshops hosted at Wairarapa Secondary Schools
  • Rangatahi wet plate photography workshops hosted in Carterton
  • A Marvellous Mystery Movie screening at Masterton District Library
  • Artist Talk and Book Signing with Vincent Ward at Te Hūpēnui Greytown Gallery of Contemporary + Fine Art
  • Film and Poetry at the Wesley Wing, Aratoi Museum of Art and History, Masterton
  • Four days of film screenings with special guests presented at Regent 3 Cinemas, Masterton
  • Masterclasses and seminars presented by leading film industry professionals to support talent development
  • Radio broadcasts and podcasts presented on Film Talks on Air, Arrow FM 92.7

Did you know Wellington is a UNESCO city of film? Find out more about Screen Wellington (a division of WellingtonNZ) here: Wellington UNESCO City of Film - Screen Wellington (wellingtonnz.com)

Posted on
May 8, 2024

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