Media releases

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Celebrate PNG’s 40 years of independence at NFSA

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will celebrate Papua New Guinea’s 40 years of independence with a program of screenings, presentations and a special performance by PNG’s award-winning musician George Telek as part of the NFSA’s 100 Seats series on Saturday 19 September.

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Help us choose the Sounds of Australia 2015!

You only have one week left to nominate the songs, radio programs, speeches and other sounds that should be added this year to the prestigious Sounds of Australia registry of historically, culturally and artistically important recordings.

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Remote Indigenous workers to receive training from National Film and Sound Archive

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has partnered with the Indigenous Remote Communications Association (IRCA), to offer two remote media and archive workers the opportunity to travel to the NFSA in Canberra to receive professional training.

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Unravel 40 years of mystery with NFSA’s Picnic at Hanging Rock online exhibition

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the mysterious Peter Weir classic Picnic at Hanging Rock with a new online exhibition from the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), featuring 360 degree views of the original costumes, never-before-seen footage, international posters and more!

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Margaret Pomeranz urges Australians to support NFSA’s audiovisual preservation work

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) welcomes film critic and screen industry champion Margaret Pomeranz AM as the first face of its Ambassador program, to raise awareness of the importance and challenges of preserving Australia’s audiovisual heritage.

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Celebrate 40 years of mystery with Picnic at Hanging Rock at NFSA

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Peter Weir’s seminal film Picnic at Hanging Rock on Friday 7 August, with a screening, a Q&A with Anne-Louise Lambert (Miranda) and an exclusive one-night only exhibition of original costumes, props and posters.

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Free Alice Springs screening of groundbreaking Indigenous film

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will present a free screening of Wrong Side of the Road at the Alice Springs Cinema on 4 August 2015.

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First ever Anzac film Hero of the Dardanelles returns for 100th anniversary

The first ever film re-enactment of the 1915 Gallipoli landings, The Hero of the Dardanelles, is now available on DVD, just in time for the 100th anniversary of its premiere at Melbourne’s Majestic Theatre on 17 July 1915.

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Generous funding supports first-time major collaboration to bring you Portraits from the Movies

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) and the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) are thrilled to have received funding from the Australian Government to begin developing a joint touring exhibition with the working title Portraits from the Movies.

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NFSA supports Australia’s emerging filmmakers, offering them to TAKE THREE!

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has launched Take Three – an initiative to support Australian tertiary students and emerging filmmakers/artists by providing up to three minutes of footage/audio, and ten stills, free of licence fees for use in their projects.

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