Media releases for May 2012
Gail Mabo, the daughter of legendary Indigenous activist Eddie Mabo, will speak at a special screening of rare Indigenous footage at the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) in Canberra on Thursday 31 May.
The National Film and Sound Archive’s (NFSA) Sounds of Australia will be brought to life on stage in Mandurah, Margaret River, Bunbury and Perth when Cooee Cabaret tours Western Australia for the first time 22–30 May 2012.
Film and television star Martin Sacks will launch the Big Screen film festival on Friday 18 May in Nanango.
From 18 to 20 May the Big Screen film festival gives Nanango and Kingaroy audiences the opportunity to enjoy an array of award-winning and acclaimed Australian films.
A wide range of quality international films will be screened in the National Film and Sound Archive’s Arc cinema during Canberra’s colder months.
On Saturday 5 May, the National Film and Sound Archive’s CEO Michael Loebenstein will present aspiring Canberra cinematographer Jimmy Ennett with the 2012 NFSA-ACS John Leake OAM Award for an Emerging Cinematographer.