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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.
The Story of the Kelly Gang
Thylacine and Beaumaris Zoo
The Naming of Canberra
All Quiet of the Surfie Rocker Front
That Mersey Sound: Beatles at the Stadium
House Wife Deportment School
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