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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

Film Connection

An international collaboration between the NFSA and the US National Film Preservation Foundation has returned eight American silent short films previously presumed lost.

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
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

NFSA connects with Aden Young

Director-producer Ian Darling and actor Aden Young discuss 'In the Company of Actors' with school students as part of a NFSA Connects videoconference. Watch videos from the event.

By Imelda Cooney / 21 Jun 2010
Film
Mar 2010

Salon Lumière at the NFSA

Today, the release of 'Patineur Grotesque' and the visit of Marius Sestier’s descendants, Mons. Robert Sestier and his sister, Mme Marie-Dominique Petitbois was celebrated in Arc cinema.

By Sally Jackson / 17 Mar 2010
Film