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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

Jedda

Find out how the NFSA restored this groundbreaking Australian film for release on DVD.

Film
Nov 2010

Orphan works

The NFSA sponsors a new user guide on flexible dealing and cultural institutions.

By Fiona Gunn / 30 Nov 2010
Documents
Film
Object
Photographs
Posters
Sound

75 classic films preserved

The NFSA together with Deluxe Sydney and Kodak (Australasia) have preserved and made available 75 classic Australian films.

Film

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

Mar del Plata Film Festival

Australia will be the guest country at the 25th Mar del Plata Film Festival.

By Susanne Haydon / 15 Oct 2010
Film

Reflections on film preservation

Can you ever truly say a film has 'been preserved'?

By Dominic Case / 1 Oct 2010
Film
Aug 2010

Salon Lumière at MIFF

The earliest surviving film shot in Australia screens at the Melbourne International Film Festival.

By Sally Jackson / 11 Aug 2010
Film

‘Mama don’t take my Kodachrome away’

The last roll of 35mm Kodachrome film is ready to be processed.

By Dominic Case / 6 Aug 2010
Film