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Mar 2013

The Quo Vadis connection

Martyn Jolly, Head of Photography and Media Arts at the ANU School of Art, writes about the connection between 'Soldiers of the Cross' and one of the world's first blockbuster films, Italy's 'Quo Vadis' (1913).

By Martyn Jolly / 28 Mar 2013
Object

Tharwa Bridge Centenary, 1995

Ten News captures the 1995 re-enactment of the opening of Tharwa Bridge to mark the centenary of the ACT's oldest bridge.

By Bronwyn Barnett / 28 Mar 2013
Television

Lady of the Lake

Television Curator Helen Tully solves the mystery behind Canberra's Lady of the Lake 1973 beauty contest.

By Helen Tully / 28 Mar 2013
Film
Television

Canberra Week, 1974

On Saturday 16 March 1974 an enthusiastic crowd saw Aunty Jack crowned Queen of Canberra.

By Bronwyn Barnett / 27 Mar 2013
Television

Fractured Heart

Scarlet Barnett and Janet Berenyi, from our Exhibitions team, share their experiences watching people interact with the Gotye-inspired sculpture.

By Scarlet Barnett / 26 Mar 2013
Sound

Vale Sue Chauvel Carlsson

Graham Shirley and Meg Labrum mark the passing of Susanne Chauvel Carlsson this week in Toowoomba, Queensland, after a short illness.

By Graham Shirley / 21 Mar 2013
Film

Bert Ive

Graham Shirley traces the history of the Cinema and Photographic Branch through the life of its first long-term cinematographer, Bert Ive.

By Graham Shirley / 18 Mar 2013
Documents
Film
Photographs

Bert Ive: Telling the World

This exhibition celebrates over 100 years of documentary filmmaking on behalf of the Australian Government with a focus on its first long-term cinematographer Bert Ive.

By Morgyn Phillips / 8 Mar 2013
Film

CineCity Canberra

CineCity Canberra: 1913–2013 is a free exhibition highlighting the diversity of the enduring connection between Canberra and its residents with film through stills, photographs, posters and the moving image.

By Morgyn Phillips / 8 Mar 2013
Film

The naming of Canberra, 1913

As Canberra celebrates its centenary, Jennifer Coombes highlights Raymond Longford's footage of the naming of Canberra.

By Jennifer Coombes / 8 Mar 2013
Film