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Oct 2011

Melbourne Cup magic

The NFSA is proud to present the race that stopped the nation… 114 years ago!

By Miguel Gonzalez / 31 Oct 2011
Film
Object

Happy 100th, Mr Hinde!

Much-loved Australian film critic John Hinde would have turned 100 today. NFSA Library manager Jan Thurling celebrates the radio and TV personality on his anniversary.

By Jan Thurling / 26 Oct 2011
Film
Television
Aug 2011

Giorgio Mangiamele tribute

Artist Rosemary Mangiamele reflects on the revival of her late husband's films.

By Rosemary Mangiamele / 12 Aug 2011
Film

Keep your analogue copies

NFSA Development Manager Executive Dominic Case looks back at the days when computers first infiltrated the film industry, and wonders what the digital present - and future - holds for film archives.

By Dominic Case / 8 Aug 2011
Film
Jun 2011

Skating in the park

The Marius Sestier film previously believed to have been shot in a Melbourne park has now been identified as being shot in Sydney's Prince Alfred Park.

By Sally Jackson / 15 Jun 2011
Film
Apr 2011

Australian Mediatheque

Latest additions to the Australian Mediatheque in Melbourne's Federation Square include early AFL footage and films of the Murray River Region.

By Zsuzsi Szucs / 7 Apr 2011
Film
Mar 2011

Judging short film festivals

When most people think of Clare Valley, their minds immediately turn to wine. But amidst the undulating rows of grapevines is one of Australia’s most exciting new short film festivals.

By Fiona Gunn / 23 Mar 2011
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
Aug 2010

‘Mama don’t take my Kodachrome away’

The last roll of 35mm Kodachrome film is ready to be processed.

By Dominic Case / 6 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