Media releases

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NFSA in winter: Sex, Scorsese and Shine!

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has launched its Winter 2016 program, packed with screenings and special events with guests including David Helfgott and Peter FitzSimons.

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Margaret Pomeranz urges Australians to help restore Proof

Margaret Pomeranz, Ambassador for the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is urging Australians to help raise $25,000 to restore the iconic 1991 film Proof, which launched the careers of Russell Crowe, Hugo Weaving and director Jocelyn Moorhouse (The Dressmaker).

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Remembering Fred Hollows – Special event and film screening to celebrate his legacy

The legacy of Fred Hollows will be celebrated in Canberra on 20 May 2016, as The Fred Hollows Foundation, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) and the National Museum of Australia (NMA) join forces to mark the 40th anniversary of the National Trachoma and Eye Health Program.

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A night of BLISS at Sydney Film Festival - 80s classic restored by NFSA

A digital restoration of Ray Lawrence’s 1985 AFI Award-winning classic Bliss will premiere at the Sydney Film Festival on 14 June 2016, presented by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) as part of its NFSA Restores initiative.

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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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