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Jan 2018

NFSA Restores: The Cheaters

Restoring 'The Cheaters', a 1929 silent film by the pioneering McDonagh sisters.

Tara Marynowsky
Film
Dec 2017

We were starstruck in 2017

In 2017 we found new and exciting ways to connect with our audiences through festivals, programs and special events. Here's a look back at some of the highlights.

Adam Blackshaw
Photographs
May 2017

Lights, camera, Winter!

Our Canberra winter program has the perfect mix of cinema events, live performances and regular favourites to keep all ages entertained.

Jemma Pietrus
Film
Sound
Feb 2017

Cricket legends in action, 100 years later

We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Object
Aug 2016

Saving LGBTI radio

Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.

Chris Arneil
Radio
Sound

Pest control

How the NFSA takes care of pests and mould, and what you can do at home to protect your own collections.

Robert Waterfall
Object
Jul 2016

Proof: the road to restoration

Our digital restoration of Proof premieres tonight at the Melbourne International Film Festival. It’s been a long road, but it was absolutely worth it!

Gayle Lake
Film

Restoring Proof

Learn more about the restoration of Proof (1991) by NFSA Restores, a project which had the support of 266 film lovers.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Jun 2016

Proof's mother and son

We spoke with actors Heather Mitchell and Jeffrey Walker, the mother and son at the heart of the 1991 classic Proof.

Tara Fedoriw-Morris
Film
Oral History

Beyond Starstruck

Ross O'Donovan talks about the impact that the film Starstruck (1982) has had on his life.

Adam Blackshaw
Film