50 years ago today Melbourne’s fourth television channel, ATV Channel 0 (now Channel 10), broadcast its opening night gala variety show THIS IS IT and thanks to preservation by the NFSA you can watch some of it here.
Anna Haebich, a John Curtin Distinguished Professor at Curtin University in Perth, showcases West Australian Aboriginal performing arts and the plays, music, dance and festivals in the NFSA collection.
David Bridie, one of the most distinctive voices and songwriters in Australian music, will launch the NFSA’s 100 Seats program – a unique, intimate session with renowned performers exploring their ideas and their art, limited to 100 tickets.
The NFSA’s Indigenous Collections team worked hard to bring about a special reunion at the Sydney Film Festival last month. The premiere of the digital restoration of the film Wrong Side of the Road was too good an opportunity to miss.