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Memory of the World

20-28 February
9:15am - 5:00pm
Arc Cinema
FREE

This summer we’re showcasing the Australian films which UNESCO has included in its Memory of the World Register. Screening daily this summer, these titles from our collection have great national and international significance. They include the world’s first feature film, The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906), a range of stories from the Cinesound Movietone newsreel collection and documentaries on Eddie Mabo, James Cook and New Zealand’s Treaty of Waitangi.This program complements the UNESCO Memory of the World exhibition at Canberra Museum and Gallery, open from November 2016 to March 2017.

 

Program

The Story of the Kelly Gang

UN Day

Thylacine and Beaumaris Zoo

The Naming of Canberra

Cane Cutters

All Quiet of the Surfie Rocker Front

That Mersey Sound: Beatles at the Stadium

House Wife Deportment School

Daring Design

Australian Play Bound for London Stage

Manhunt for Escapees: Newcombe Captured

Kokoda Front Line!

Flood Special: Heave Deathtoll: Towns Drown in Shocking Disaster

Now We’ve Seen Everything: Women Wood-Choppers: Wow