Media releases

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Can you survive the NFSA’s Scare Factor?

Do you have what it takes to survive the NFSA’s Scare Factor? This May, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) – based at one of country’s most haunted buildings! – is preparing its spookiest program yet.

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Never-before-seen footage of The Beatles published by NFSA

A never-before-seen film featuring all four members of The Beatles getting ready for a television performance, shot by Australian dancer and make-up artist Dawn Swane in 1965, has been published by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA).

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No excuse for boredom! Family classics for the school holidays

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) presents a week of classic Australian family films on the big screen during the April school holidays. We have something for Spongebob fans, animal lovers and anyone who’s a kid at heart; with $5 tickets, boredom is not an option!

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Bellisimo! A weekend of Italian cinema at Arc

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) presents a weekend of Italian cinema: drama, musicals, romance and comedy from the 1960s and 1970s, from April 8 to April 10 in Arc cinema.

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A journey with Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier, on stage for one-night only

Australian musicians Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier will take Canberra audiences on a journey through their 30-year careers, with a special one-night-only in-conversation and intimate performance at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) on Friday 18 March.

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The ultimate Eurovision Superfan Party at the NFSA

ABBA COSTUME COMPETITION, KARAOKE, BINGO AND MORE

Canberrans are invited to the ultimate Eurovision viewing party, and it’s free! Dress up in your best ABBA costume and come to the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) on 15 May 2016 for a night of trivia, prizes and lots of music!

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SPEAR, exclusive season at Arc cinema + meet the filmmakers

Throughout March, Arc cinema at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will be screening the exclusive Canberra season of Stephen Page’s debut feature Spear, including a one night only Q&A with Page.

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NFSA celebrates Australian identity this autumn

Throughout the autumn season the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will be hosting a diverse range of programs, events and screenings that celebrate the Australian identity through film and sound.

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Discover the story of Hollywood's first Australian, JP McGowan

Very few people know about JP McGowan, the first Australian in Hollywood… until now! This Wednesday 24 February, discover the story a man born in Terowie, South Australia, who would become a pioneer in Hollywood, laying the path for the likes of Errol Flynn, Chips Rafferty, Peter Finch and more.

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Relive your Teenage Dream with a swinging 60s night at the NFSA!

On Friday 5 February the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will step back into the 1960s, with Teenage Dream 1966 – an evening of free retro entertainment.

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