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The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is celebrating the life and work of ‘The King’ of Australian television, Graham Kennedy, with a new online exhibition featuring memorable, rare and personal clips, as well as tributes and artefacts that span his more than four-decade long career across radio, television and film.
The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia has digitally restored John Duigan’s 1987 hit The Year My Voice Broke, and the documentaries Rocking the Foundations and My Survival as an Aboriginal.
Australia’s most iconic female Indigenous entertainer, Christine Anu will grace the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) with an intimate evening of music, memories and conversation on Friday 02 June, as part of National Reconciliation Week commemorations.
24 APRIL 2017
The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has published a selection of early 20th century films and songs online, to commemorate Anzac Day 2017. Highlights include a ‘mimic warfare’ training exercise in Sydney’s Moore Park, (with children running on the training battlefield); returned soldiers recovering in hospitals and supporting enlistment campaigns, and a 1916 cinema ad asking Australians to 'carve' Anzac Day 'deep-cut in the Calendar of Time'.
Beginning Wednesday 14 June, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will celebrate influential 20th century Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa with Essential Kurosawa: Selected by David Stratton, a two-week season of his greatest works curated by renowned Australian film critic David Stratton.
Climb aboard this railway journey, and discover the NSW Hunter region’s history as a major transport network, with a new documentary published online by the NFSA.
The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) presents the premiere of its digital restoration of acclaimed director Charles Chauvel’s 1949 film Sons of Matthew, on Friday 17 March at Arc cinema.
The NFSA has built a custom-made device in order to digitise and publish a rare ‘Kinora’ reel featuring 1901 footage of legendary cricketers K.S. Ranjitsinhji and C.B.Fry.
The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is proud to announce the induction of the 1899-1903 Fanny Cochrane Smith Tasmanian Aboriginal recordings into the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
This February, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) presents the world premiere of its digital restoration of the once-thought-lost Three Days to Live (1924), one of the earliest known titles to include the work of iconic filmmaker Frank Capra.
Next Sunday 11 December, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), supported by the United States Embassy, Canberra, is throwing a musical celebration not to miss!
Two of Australia's leading directors - Jocelyn Moorhouse (The Dressmaker) and P.J. Hogan (Muriel's Wedding) - join us at Arc for filmmaker Q&A.
With the sunny season approaching, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has launched its 2016-17 summer program, loaded with special events and screenings.
The Board of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will conduct an international search for a new CEO to lead the unique national cultural institution.
The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has launched a new website where Australians can discover their national audiovisual collection in exciting ways!
It’s TV’s diamond year, and to celebrate the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is hosting a special evening of retro treasures and blasts from the past.
The NFSA, in partnership with Sydney’s Ritz cinema, presents the digital restoration of the award-winning Australian film Proof on Wednesday 9 November.
South Australian production company Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Media (PY Media) has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the Indigenous Remote Archival Fellowship, which will empower them to archive and preserve their invaluable audiovisual collection.
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.
09 August 2016
The countdown is on! Australians have two weeks to nominate their favourite songs, radio programs, etc. for this year’s Sounds of Australia – our nation’s ultimate selection of historically, culturally and artistically important sound recordings.