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Not So Long Ago, ‘a New Zealand Film’ Didn’t Even Exist

February 9, 2001 at 5:01 pm by xoanon  - 

IN their 1996 film “Forgotten Silver,” the directors Peter Jackson and Costa Botes tell the story of Colin McKenzie, a plucky New Zealander who, as a young man in the early years of the 20th century, built a bicycle-powered movie camera, with which he captured history’s first tracking shot and made his own film stock out of flax leaves. [More]

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