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The Gaylene Preston Collection

The Gaylene Preston Collection

Kiwi filmmaker Gaylene Preston has been charting stories of love, war, calamity, and inspirational women for four decades. We're excited by the many riches in this collection: it offers the chance to sample Preston's early work and memorable documentaries (War Stories Our Mother Never Told Us, Titless Wonders), plus full-length movies (Home by Christmas and Perfect Strangers) and TV dramas (Hope and Wire). There are also tributes by Three movie critic Kate Rodger, cinematographer Alun Bollinger, and archivist Danny Bultitude  and this excerpt from Preston's new autobiography Gaylene's Take - Her Life in New Zealand Film.  

Gaylene Preston

Interview

Gaylene Preston: On making NZ films...

Interview, 2009

War Stories Our Mothers Never Told Us

Film, 1995 (Full Length and Trailer)

Home by Christmas

Film, 2010 (Full Length and Trailer)

The Making of Home by Christmas

Short Film, 2010 (Full Length)

The Time of Our Lives

Television, 2007 (Full Length)

Bread and Roses

Television, 1993 (Excerpts)

The Making of Bread and Roses

Television, 1993 (Full Length)

Hope and Wire - Full Series

Television, 2014 (Full Length Episodes)

The Waterside

The Eastern, Music Video, 2014

Spotlight

Gaylene's Home Movies

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Perfect Strangers

Film, 2003 (Full Length and Trailer)

Married

Television, 1992 (Full Length)

Ruby and Rata

Film, 1990 (Trailer and Excerpts)

Mr Wrong

Film, 1985 (Trailer and Excerpts)

Getting to Our Place

Television, 1999 (Full Length)

The Only One You Need - The Neighbours Compilation

Short Film, 1982 (Full Length)

Titless Wonders

Television, 2001 (Full Length)

Today Live - Gaylene Preston on Titless Wonders

Television, 2001 (Full Length)

Hot Words and Bold Retorts

Short Film, 2018 (Full Length)

My Year with Helen

Film, 2017 (Trailer)

Reel Late with Kate - Episode

Television, 2010 (Full Length Episode)

Survivor Stories

Short Film, 1998 (Full Length)

Earthquake!

Television, 2006 (Full Length)

Wahine Requiem

Short Film, 2001 (Full Length)

Strongman - The Tragedy

Television, 2012 (Trailer)

Making Utu

Television, 1982 (Full Length)

Kai Pūrākau - The Storyteller

Television, 1987 (Full Length)

Today Tonight - Gaylene Preston and Keri Hulme

Television, 1987 (Full Length)

Hone Tuwhare

Television, 1996 (Full Length)

Lovely Rita

Television, 2007 (Full Length)

All the Way Up There

Television, 1979 (Full Length)

Shoreline - First Episode

Television, 1978 (Full Length Episode)

Hold Up

Short Film, 1981 (Full Length)

Learning Fast

Film, 1980 (Full Length)

How I Threw Art Out the Window

Short Film, 1981 (Full Length)

Nuclear Horror Show Parade

Short Film, 1983 (Full Length)

Saving the Earth

Short Film, 1984 (Full Length)

One Network News - 1995 Cannes Film Festival

Television, 1995 (Excerpts)

Sunday - Media Women

Television, 1986 (Full Length Episode)

Kaleidoscope - NZ Cinema, the Past Decade

Television, 1987 (Full Length)

Patu!

Film, 1983 (Full Length)

Middle Age Spread

Film, 1979 (Full Length)

Punitive Damage

Film, 1999 (Excerpts)

Coffee, Tea or Me?

Television, 2002 (Excerpts)

Tātarakihi - The Children of Parihaka

Film, 2012 (Trailer)

Ellen is Leaving

Short Film, 2012 (Full Length)

The Monster's Christmas

Television, 1981 (Full Length)