Media releases

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Peter FitzSimons to discuss race relations in Australia at the NFSA

The evolving dynamics of race and culture in Australia and across the globe will dominate conversation at the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) this August, with a month-long screening program.

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Rare Paralympic history preserved by NFSA

The only known vision of the 1972 Paralympic Games is among rare footage from the 1970s and 1980s which has been donated to the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) by Adelaide dentist and amateur filmmaker Don Worley.

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NFSA brings restored classic Proof back to the big screen at MIFF

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has announced that its digital restoration of the award-winning classic Proof, will premiere at this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF). Actor Hugo Weaving, Director Jocelyn Moorhouse and Producer Lynda House will introduce the screening on 29 July and participate in a Q&A after the film.

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Australia donates rare 1920 film to the IFI Irish Film Archive

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will present the Irish Film Institute (IFI) Irish Film Archive with a copy of the rare 1920 film Ireland Will Be Free – a documentary about the controversial St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Melbourne, commissioned by Irish-born Archbishop Daniel Mannix.

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Thank you Australia! Public helps NFSA restore Proof

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has announced that it has reached its $25,000 crowdfunding target to cover part of the digital restoration of the 1991 classic Proof, thanks to the generosity of 244 film lovers.

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Heroines in charge, this July school holidays at the NFSA!

This July school holidays the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is celebrating big screen heroines with a program of empowering, female-driven family films for all ages.

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Essential Scorsese, selected by Stratton, comes to Arc

Beginning July 1, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will celebrate legendary director Martin Scorsese, with a month-long season of his greatest works (and some of his personal favourites) at Arc cinema.

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Margaret Pomeranz: ‘Australia, you have one week left to save PROOF!’

There is only one week left to support the restoration of the classic 1991 Australian film Proof. Margaret Pomeranz, iconic critic and Ambassador for the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), is asking cinephiles to join her in this crowdfunding campaign and help her raise the remaining $13,000 to reach the $25,000 goal.

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Number 96: When TV lost its virginity!

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) presents an afternoon of saucy nostalgia, steamy conversation and a rare screening of Number 96: The Movie (1974, M) on Sunday 11 June.

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Why … Matters: A new series for cinephiles at NFSA

Launching this June at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), the 'Why … Matters’ series takes a closer look at cinematic greats: Jean Renoir, Gillo Pontecorvo, Grigori Kozintsev and Tracey Moffatt.

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