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Dec 2010

The Story of the Kelly Gang

Sally Jackson and Graham Shirley describe the restoration of the landmark 'The Story of the Kelly Gang' (1906).

By Sally Jackson / 15 Dec 2010
Film

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

Earliest Test Cricket Film

We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the earliest known surviving film of Test cricket in Australia with a new digital video master.

By Simon Smith / 14 Dec 2010
Film

Jedda

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

Film
Nov 2010

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

Reflections on film preservation

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

By Dominic Case / 1 Oct 2010
Film
Sep 2010

For the Term of His Natural Life

NFSA Historian Graham Shirley recalls the restoration of 'For the Term of His Natural Life' (1927).

By Graham Shirley / 27 Sep 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
Jun 2010

Sydney Film Festival 2010

New 35mm prints of 'Love Serenade' and 'The Last Days of Chez Nous' screened at the Sydney Film Festival.

By Tara Marynowsky / 19 Jun 2010
Film