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Oct 2011

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

The Sentimental Bloke

NFSA historian Graham Shirley gave a speech at the Powerhouse Museum about the NFSA's role in finding, restoring and preserving the classic Australian film.

By Graham Shirley / 5 Aug 2011
Film
Mar 2011

Young at Heart

The Young at Heart Film Festival is about engagement and involvement in film and is targeted at audiences over 60. It is held annually in March during NSW Seniors' Week.

By Susanne Haydon / 31 Mar 2011
Film
Dec 2010

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

The Story of the Kelly Gang

Sally Jackson and Graham Shirley describe the restoration of the landmark 'The Story of the Kelly Gang' (1906).

By Sally Jackson / 15 Dec 2010
Film
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
Jun 2010

Researching post-war fashion

The NFSA recently hosted intern Laura Clarke, who identified NFSA collection items for the view-on-demand system at the Australian Mediatheque.

By Martin Ford / 29 Jun 2010
Film
May 2010

Library of Congress: film preparation

Carol Galbraith, the motion picture laboratory specialist in film inspection at the Library of Congress, takes Darren Weinert on a tour of the film preparation area.

By Darren Weinert / 25 May 2010
Film