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Featured Exhibitions

Artworks in transit 2017. Photo Matt White
Work in Progress
  • 19 Aug — 7 Sep 2017
  • Gallery 3
Over three weeks we bring museum work from behind the scenes into one of our gallery spaces Info
Len Lye's kinetic sculpture <em>Universe</em> 1976. Len Lye Foundation Collection, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre. Photo Tyler Cann
Len Lye: Happy Moments
  • 5 Aug — 26 Nov 2017
  • Galleries 2,4,5
Key works from the Len Lye Foundation Collection and Archive, captured in their historical moment Info
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Cinema

The Films of Alexandre Larose
  • Sun 27 Aug 2017. 2—3:30PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A special programme of films by Alexandre Larose, introduced by Govett-Brewster's 2017 International Film ...

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The Coming War on China
  • Sun 3 Sep 2017. 4—6PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

John Pilger reveals what the news doesn't - that the United States and the world ...

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NZIFF 2017 - Dries
  • Fri 8 Sep 2017. 3:30—5PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

The 30-year career of prolific Belgian fashion designer Dries Van Noten is celebrated in this ...

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NZIFF 2017 - I Am Not Your Negro
  • Fri 8 Sep 2017. 6:30—8:10PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

This Oscar-nominated documentary draws an astonishing, challenging and utterly contemporary examination of race in the ...

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NZIFF 2017 - A Fantastic Woman
  • Sat 9 Sep 2017. 6:30—8:15PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

Chilean director Sebastián Lelio celebrates the endurance of a woman under suspicion of murder in ...

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NZIFF 2017 - Dries
  • Sun 10 Sep 2017. 1—2:30PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

The 30-year career of prolific Belgian fashion designer Dries Van Noten is celebrated in this ...

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NZIFF 2017 - Whiteley
  • Sun 10 Sep 2017. 6:30—8:10PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A visual journey into the private life and creative legacy of Australia’s most iconic ...

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The heART of the Matter
  • Mon 11 Sep 2017. 11AM—12:30PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

This richly archived documentary examines the legacy of Gordon Tovey and the post-war education programmes ...

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Hotere
  • Tue 12 Sep 2017. 11AM—12:30PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

This documentary is an intimate portrait of Ralph Hotere, one of Aotearoa’s most respected ...

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NZIFF 2017 - A Fantastic Woman
  • Thu 14 Sep 2017. 3:30—5:15PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

Chilean director Sebastián Lelio celebrates the endurance of a woman under suspicion of murder in ...

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NZIFF 2017 - BIG Time
  • Thu 14 Sep 2017. 6:30—8:10PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

BIG Time gets up close with Danish architectural prodigy Bjarke Ingels over a period of ...

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NZIFF 2017 - Whiteley
  • Fri 15 Sep 2017. 3:30—5:10PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A visual journey into the private life and creative legacy of Australia’s most iconic ...

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Poi E: The Story of Our Song
  • Sat 16 Sep 2017. 11AM—12:40PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

Tearepa Kahi’s richly researched celebration of Dalvanius Prime and the many rivers that flowed ...

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NZIFF 2017 - Beuys: Art As a Weapon
  • Sat 16 Sep 2017. 6:30—8:20PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

This archive-packed documentary provides a tantalising introduction to the life and work of Joseph Beuys ...

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NZIFF 2017 - Kobi
  • Sun 17 Sep 2017. 6:30—8:15PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

This warm and humorous doco about Kobi Bosshard, widely regarded as the grandfather of contemporary ...

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NZIFF 2017 - I Am Not a Witch
  • Thu 21 Sep 2017. 3:30—5PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

Set in Zambia, this strange, engrossing feature addresses the continuing marginalisation of ‘witches’ and revolves ...

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NZIFF 2017 - I Am Not a Witch
  • Sat 23 Sep 2017. 6:30—8:10PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

Set in Zambia, this strange, engrossing feature addresses the continuing marginalisation of ‘witches’ and revolves ...

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A Single Man
  • Sun 1 Oct 2017. 4—5:40PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

Tom Ford's tour de force of costuming, architectural and set design.

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German Film Festival 2017 - Paula
  • Wed 4 Oct 2017. 6:30—8:30PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A dramatic biopic on the life and career of the breakthrough German painter, Paula Modersohn-Becker.

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Nocturnal Animals
  • Sun 15 Oct 2017. 4—6PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A wealthy art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller ...

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