Media releases

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Fellowship to support preservation of audiovisual Indigenous heritage

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations in remote Australia can now apply to receive support and be empowered to archive and preserve their audiovisual cultural heritage.

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Sound of the 80s: The Fairlight Revolution, next Friday at the NFSA!

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is preparing for an evening of 80s sound, music and anecdotes next Friday 2 September, with special guests Peter Vogel and Kim Ryrie, creators of the Fairlight CMI Synthesiser.

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Spring at the NFSA: 80s synths, diverse festivals and a runaway car!

With spring just around the corner, the NFSA presents its new season program, brimming with special events and celebrations.

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Countdown to Sounds of Australia; nominate your favourites today!

Jet, Silverchair, INXS, Dragon… each generation will have its own icons, so everyone should nominate now to ensure their favourites are immortalised in Sounds of Australia!

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Vietnam War classic The Odd Angry Shot digitally restored for Canberra premiere

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) presents its digital restoration of The Odd Angry Shot.

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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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