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Dec 2010

Our summer playlist

From Little Pattie to Mondo Rock, check out our sizzling Sounds of Summer playlist.

By Matthew Davies / 21 Dec 2010
Sound

Vale James Dibble

The veteran Australian newsreader James Dibble has died in Sydney at the age of 87.

By Vincent Plush / 15 Dec 2010
Television

Jedda

Find out how the NFSA restored this groundbreaking Australian film for release on DVD.

Film
Nov 2010

Film Connection

An international collaboration between the NFSA and the US National Film Preservation Foundation has returned eight American silent short films previously presumed lost.

Film
Oct 2010

Melbourne Cup Stops the Nation Again

One of the first films ever recorded in Australia screens 12 times a day in Federation Square in the lead-up to the 150th Melbourne Cup.

By Siobhan Dee / 29 Oct 2010
Film
Sep 2010

The future of music

Warren Fahey AM, founder of Larrikin Records, provides a personal perspective on the NFSA's recent Thomas Rome Lecture given by Ed St John.

By Warren Fahey / 14 Sep 2010
Sound
Aug 2010

Salon Lumière at MIFF

The earliest surviving film shot in Australia screens at the Melbourne International Film Festival.

By Sally Jackson / 11 Aug 2010
Film
Mar 2010

Salon Lumière at the NFSA

Today, the release of 'Patineur Grotesque' and the visit of Marius Sestier’s descendants, Mons. Robert Sestier and his sister, Mme Marie-Dominique Petitbois was celebrated in Arc cinema.

By Sally Jackson / 17 Mar 2010
Film