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Dec 2010

Earliest Test Cricket Film

We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the earliest known surviving film of Test cricket in Australia with a new digital video master.

By Simon Smith / 14 Dec 2010
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

The mysteries of Taiwanese LPs

A recent acquisition in the recorded sound section of NFSA included a curious copy of a Seekers LP from the late 1960s.

By Graham McDonald / 27 Oct 2010
Sound
Sep 2010

For the Term of His Natural Life

NFSA Historian Graham Shirley recalls the restoration of 'For the Term of His Natural Life' (1927).

By Graham Shirley / 27 Sep 2010
Film

Cooee Cabaret returns

The Cooee Cabaret is the NFSA's new live show based on the Sounds of Australia registry.

By Brendan Smith / 7 Sep 2010
Sound
May 2010

Cooee Cabaret in Mildura

Last Friday Cooee Cabaret premiered at the Mercury Theatre in Mildura.

By Darryl McIntyre / 11 May 2010
Sound

Vale Georgia Lee

We were sad to hear of the death of jazz and blues singer Georgia Lee in Cairns at the age of 89.

By Graham McDonald / 5 May 2010
Sound
Apr 2010

Cooee Cabaret rehearsals

A behind-the-scenes look at the NFSA's new touring live show.

By Brendan Smith / 29 Apr 2010
Sound

Inspiring Cooee Cabaret

Nigel Ubrihien, creator of the NFSA’s new touring show, Cooee Cabarat, in Gunnedah.

By Brendan Smith / 23 Apr 2010
Sound