CANCELLED – Season: Focus on Photography

Date information13-15 August
Check session times
Location informationArc Cinema
Event cost$12/$10

Please note: this season has been cancelled while the NFSA is closed to the public for 7 days from 12 August at 5:00pm, following directives from the ACT Government. Tickets to this season will be refunded; please wait to hear from our staff as they process cancellations.


To celebrate our current exhibition on Mervyn Bishop, the photographer behind many of Australia's iconic moments, we’re screening several documentaries that explore what makes a great photographer.


Finding Vivian Maier - 13 August, 6.00pm

The Salt of the Earth - 14 August, 2.00pm

Bill Cunningham: New York - 15 August, 2.00pm

Pre-book your tickets online to Mervyn Bishop: The Exhibition and save up to 25%.



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