Media releases

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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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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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