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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

Salon Lumière

Film curator Sally Jackson's examination of original documents in Australia and France sheds new light on the man who brought the cinema to Australia in 1896.

By Sally Jackson / 22 Nov 2010
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

East Timor inspiration

Martin Wesley-Smith reflects on his donation to the NFSA.

By Martin Wesley-Smith / 28 Oct 2010
Photographs
Aug 2010

Reflections on Gillian Armstrong

Graham Shirley reflects on Gillian Armstrong’s career ahead of retrospective screenings of two of her films at the NFSA.

By Graham Shirley / 13 Aug 2010
Film

Gillian Armstrong

Director Gillian Armstrong writes about a 2010 screening at the NFSA of a new preservation print of her 1992 film 'The Last Days of Chez Nous'.

By Gillian Armstrong / 9 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
Mar 2010

Big Screen trailer

Watch the new Big Screen trailer featuring over 60 clips from new and classic Australian films.

By Brendan Smith / 31 Mar 2010
Film