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Dec 2010

Sydney: City of Film

In offering my congratulations to the Sydney: City of Film management committee for their successful bid, I would also like to reflect for a moment on why Sydney so richly deserves this honour.

By Ann Landrigan / 14 Dec 2010
Film
Television
Nov 2010

Marius Sestier

The discovery of two films made in Australia by frères Lumière representative Marius Sestier in 1896 includes Australia’s earliest surviving film.

By Sally Jackson / 22 Nov 2010
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
Sep 2010

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
Aug 2010

Reflections on Gillian Armstrong

Graham Shirley reflects on Gillian’s films and career ahead of this weekend’s repeat screenings of two of her films.

By Graham Shirley / 13 Aug 2010
Film

Revisiting The Last Days of Chez Nous

Director Gillian Armstrong writes about the screening of a new preservation print of her 1992 film 'The Last Days of Chez Nous' at the NFSA.

By Gillian Armstrong / 9 Aug 2010
Film
May 2010

NFSA Connects with Aden Young

NFSA Connects with actor Aden Young and film director Ian Darling.

By Imelda Cooney / 14 May 2010
Film

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