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Sep 2013

Graeme Clark

The NFSA congratulates Laureate Emeritus Professor Graeme Clark AC on his receipt of the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award.

By Helen Tully / 20 Sep 2013
Film

Hollywood in Australia: Part 3

In part three, Jeannette Delamoir considers what Franklyn Barrett's 1925 tour of Far North Queensland with The Ten Commandments tells us about Barrett, film attendance and regional Australian audiences.

By Jeannette Delamoir / 16 Sep 2013
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Hollywood in Australia: Part 2

In part two, Jeannette Delamoir describes filmmaker Franklyn Barrett's preparations for, and staging of, a live prologue to The Ten Commandments in Far North Queensland, 1925.

By Jeannette Delamoir / 16 Sep 2013
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Hollywood in Australia: Part 1

Hollywood, local filmmakers and regional Australia intersect in the story of Franklyn Barrett's touring of a live prologue to Cecil B DeMille's The Ten Commandments in Far North Queensland, 1925.

By Jeannette Delamoir / 16 Sep 2013
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Canberra Raiders

The coming of spring means one thing to Australia's NRL fans ... Finals!

By Bronwyn Barnett / 9 Sep 2013
Television

World's first internet film

Curator Sally Jackson explains why digital files are just as fragile as their analogue predecessors.

By Sally Jackson / 5 Sep 2013
Film

International Council on Archives

Senior researcher Mick Newnham reports on his recent visit to the Solomon Islands for the Pacific Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives.

By Mick Newnham / 4 Sep 2013
Film

A symbiotic relationship of pleasure

Guest blogger and long-time NFSA donor Margaret Rose Stringer on the connections between Hector Crawford, her late husband Chic, and the NFSA.

By Margaret Rose Stringer / 4 Sep 2013
Television

Vale Tom Manefield

Courtesy of Storry Walton and Robin Hughes, we publish their eulogies for the late filmmaker Tom Manefield.

By Graham Shirley / 3 Sep 2013
Film
Television