100 Essential New Zealand Films

From the book of the same title by Hamish McDouall and published by AWA Press. Includes a lot of short films, the list below are titles yet to be logged:

Avondale Dogs
Baby Farmer
Blue Willow
The Coaster
The Departure of the Second Contingent For the Boer War
The Feathers of Peace
A Game With No Rules
Gone Up North For a While
Haunting Douglas
I Want To Be Joan
The Little Things
Magik and Rose
The Maori Merchant of Venice
Memory and Desire
The Newest City on the Globe
Punitive Damage
The Road Back
The Sadness of the Post-Intellectual Art Critic
The Singing Trophy
A Small Life
Someone Else's Country
Still Life
Strike Zone
Take 3
Tama Tu
The Te Kooti Trail
Turangawaewae/A Place to Stand
A Very Nice Honeymoon
The Waimate Conspiracy
War Stories Our Mothers Never Told Us
Why Can't I Stop This Uncontrollable Dancing?

  • An Angel at My Table
  • Angel Mine
  • Bad Blood
  • Beyond Reasonable Doubt
  • Braindead
  • Broken Barrier
  • Came a Hot Friday
  • A Colour Box
  • Crush
  • A Death in the Family
  • Desperate Remedies
  • The End of the Golden Weather
  • Flying Fox in a Freedom Tree
  • Forgotten Silver
  • Fracture
  • Free Radicals
  • The Frog, the Dog, and the Devil
  • Goodbye Pork Pie
  • Heavenly Creatures
  • Illustrious Energy
  • In My Father's Den
  • In Spring One Plants Alone
  • Infection
  • Jack Be Nimble
  • Kaikohe Demolition
  • Kingpin
  • Kitchen Sink
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Lounge Bar
  • Meet the Feebles
  • Middle Age Spread
  • Mr. Wrong
  • The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey
  • Ngati
  • Once Were Warriors
  • Out of the Blue
  • Patu!
  • The Piano
  • The Quiet Earth
  • Rain
  • Rain of the Children
  • Ruby and Rata
  • Runaway
  • The Scarecrow
  • Second Hand Wedding
  • Sione's Wedding
  • Skin Deep
  • Sleeping Dogs
  • Smash Palace
  • Snakeskin
  • Stickmen
  • Talkback
  • This Is New Zealand
  • Tongan Ninja
  • Topless Women Talk About Their Lives
  • The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls
  • Two Cars, One Night
  • Utu
  • Vigil
  • Whale Rider
  • Woodenhead
  • The World's Fastest Indian