Media releases

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Ghosts and monsters at NFSA this Friday the 13th

Canberrans will get their scare on at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) on Friday the 13th of March, with a special ghost tour of its art deco building hosted by Tim the Yowie Man, and a screening of the acclaimed psychological horror film The Babadook.

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The real Sapphires shine bright at the NFSA

On 20 February 2015, Canberrans will discover the empowering true story of the legendary Indigenous all-female group, The Sapphires! Join three of the real Sapphires – Beverly Briggs, Laurel Robinson, and Lois Peeler – in a special Black Chat Q&A session, followed by a screening of the hit film inspired by their lives, the award-winning The Sapphires.

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Fred Smith – One night, 100 seats

On 13 February 2015, one hundred lucky Canberrans will have a chance to enjoy the creative vision of Fred Smith, one of Australia’s most remarkable songwriters, at a special session as part of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia’s (NFSA) 100 Seats series.

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Bryan Brown lends his voice to commemorate Anzac centenary

To commemorate the Anzac Centenary the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has produced a series of four archival film compilations – narrated by award-winning actor Bryan Brown – to show contemporary Australians what life in our country was like at the time.

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Melbourne’s 1950s arts scene comes to life in Philippe Mora’s home movies

Audiences can have a rare glimpse of Melbourne’s effervescent arts scene of the 1950s through the eyes of artist/filmmaker Philippe Mora, in a series of home movies published by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA).

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A celebration of vinyl at Melbourne’s MPavilion

Melbourne vinyl lovers will gather at MPavilion on 19 December to enjoy the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia’s (NFSA) Vinyl Lounge.

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Australia’s favourite bride gets online exhibition for 20th anniversary of Muriel’s Wedding

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia is celebrating the 20th anniversary of one of the nation’s most popular films, Muriel’s Wedding, with the publication of an online exhibition, featuring exclusive footage and never-seen-before photos and documents.

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NFSA requests the honour of your presence at Muriel’s Wedding: Renewing Our Vows

You can dance, you can jive at Muriel’s Wedding: Renewing Our Vows – a 20th anniversary celebration of Australia’s favourite wannabe bride and dancing queen, Muriel Heslop, on 5 December 2014.

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Four iconic bands become part of the NFSA's Sounds of Australia

Four iconic Australian bands that helped define the 1980s – Cold Chisel, Divinyls, ICEHOUSE and The Go-Betweens – have been added to the National Film and Sound Archive’s Sounds of Australia registry of historically, culturally and aesthetically significant sound recordings.

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NFSA and Alberts partner to preserve invaluable music collection

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) and Alberts announced a long-term partnership which will lead to the preservation of the music company’s archive of audiovisual materials, documentation and artefacts.

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