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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

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

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