Story: Documentary film

This is New Zealand at the 1970 World Expo

The lavish three-screen promotional documentary This is New Zealand, directed by Hugh McDonald, was made for the 1970 World Expo in Osaka, Japan. This clip from the 1971 National Film Unit documentary This is Expo shows Japanese audiences attending the film. This is New Zealand also attracted large local audiences at public cinema screenings in New Zealand.

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Reference: This is Expo. National Film Unit, 1971

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Helen Martin, 'Documentary film - The television era', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 May 2021)

Story by Helen Martin, published 22 Oct 2014