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Encouraging Australians to Be Brave and tackle reconciliation so …
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What was life in Australia like 50 years ago? Enjoy a look at our cities in the 1960s.
Encouraging Australians to Be Brave and tackle reconciliation so we can Make Change for the benefit of all.
A story in song about loss, love and the healing power of music.
A unique scarred-tree landscape and the unlikely partnership that could save it for future generations.
This month we celebrate the cover version in all its glory and infamy!
The High Court decision of 3 June 1992 forever ensured the place of Eddie Mabo in Australian history.
A film about love, life and Greek music.
An epic guided tour through the art and craft of movies as told by female filmmakers.
This episode looks at the role of staging, movement and discovery in shaping cinema.
An iconic filmmaker and a photographer-muralist take a heart-warming journey together through rural France.
Sometimes the safest place is the heart of the storm.
Immerse yourself in 10 extraordinary 'reality fictions' by Frederick Wiseman.
Long hidden from public view, Wiseman’s legendary first film is both harrowing and galvanising.
A cinematic and musical reflection on how rivers have shaped both the planet and our existence.
‘They’re eating her! And then they’re going to eat me! Oh my god!’
She walked off the street, into his life and stole his heart.
Gather your team for the inaugural NFSA Trivia Night – our theme is Australians and Hollywood.
Wiseman captures the staggering complexity of the American welfare system with a compassionate eye.
David Williamson and Alex Sloan in conversation, followed by a screening of Travelling North.
This episode looks at films about children, economic storytelling and innovative editing.
Tang Shu Shuen was Hong Kong's first noted female director and a trailblazer for socially critical art cinema there.
Wiseman’s lens probes every corner of this 340-hectare idyll at the centre of Manhattan.
A tradition-busting New York City classroom provides an absorbing and optimistic setting for Wiseman’s film.
This episode explores point of view in film, the art of the close-up and cinematic dreams.
A provocative and star-making film about the obsessive search for truth and human connection.
Wiseman’s fascinating portrait of a small American town on the cusp of the 21st century.
Wiseman records the work of a Florida domestic violence shelter and the extraordinary transformations it enables.
This episode looks at how female directors have portrayed bodies on screen and filmed sex.
Journey into a mysterious world of childhood dreams, fantasies and fears.
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