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Apr 2022

May at Arc Cinema

What's on at the NFSA's Arc cinema in Canberra in May?

By Matt Kemp / 21 Apr 2022
Film
Sound
Mar 2022

April at Arc Cinema

What's on at the NFSA's Arc cinema in Canberra in April?

By Matt Kemp / 18 Mar 2022
Film
Feb 2022

Women's and Children's Programs

In the fourth of a 5-part series, Dr Jeannine Baker reveals some of the women who shaped and redefined television content for women and children.

By Jeannine Baker / 28 Feb 2022
Oral History
Photographs
Television

March at Arc Cinema

What's on at the NFSA's Arc cinema in Canberra in March?

By Matt Kemp / 23 Feb 2022
Film

Ozploitation!

Johnny Milner takes a look at the low-budget Australian genre filmmaking of the 1970s and 1980s.

By Johnny Milner / 21 Feb 2022
Film
Jan 2022

February at Arc Cinema

What's on at the NFSA's Arc cinema in Canberra in February?

By Matt Kemp / 20 Jan 2022
Film
Dec 2021

1970s Music Festivals

Music festivals in the 1970s offered unprecedented opportunities for enterprising promoters and homegrown musicians, and were spaces where participants enacted ideals of counterculture and community building.

Film
Sound

January at Arc Cinema

What's on at the NFSA's Arc cinema in Canberra in January?

By Matt Kemp / 16 Dec 2021
Film

Mr Squiggle's Christmas cards

This collection of hand-illustrated greeting cards from Mr Squiggle creator Norman Hetherington to Pat Lovell is representative of a wonderful working friendship.

By Jessica Bolton / 14 Dec 2021
Documents
Television
Nov 2021

Calling the shots

In the third of a five-part series, Dr Jeannine Baker celebrates some of the female producers and directors working in Australian television in the 1950s, 60s and 70s.

By Jeannine Baker / 29 Nov 2021
Oral History
Photographs
Television