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Nov 2013

The Darkside of the Force

We caught up with Warwick Thornton to talk about his new film The Darkside, in which the NFSA makes a cameo.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Oct 2013

Vale Daphne Campbell

Oral History manager Ken Berryman farewells the star of the 1946 Australian epic The Overlanders, Daphne Campbell, who passed away on 15 October 2013 at the age of 89.

Ken Berryman
Film
Oral History

Wrong Side of the Road gathering

The NFSA’s Indigenous Collections team worked hard to bring about a special reunion at the Sydney Film Festival last month. The premiere of the digital restoration of the film Wrong Side of the Road was too good an opportunity to miss.

Peter White
Film
Jul 2013

South Australia

See a snapshot of South Australia's history, featuring Mount Gambier, Adelaide and Naracoorte.

Beth Taylor
Film
Jun 2013

Vale Dennis O’Rourke

It was with real sadness that we learnt of Dennis O’Rourke’s death on 15 June at the age of 68. Senior Curator Meg Labrum writes.

Meg Labrum
Film
May 2013

Southern Queensland time capsule

Discover the history of Southern Queensland through these films and songs from the NFSA collection.

Beth Taylor

Shooting 'Demonstrator', 1970

Behind-the-scenes glimpses of a film shot in Canberra in the forefront of the Australian film revival of the 1970s.

Bronwyn Barnett
Television
Apr 2013

100 years of Film Australia

A chronology of Film Australia - preserving and providing access to the nation’s documentary record for 100 years.

Graham Shirley
Film
Sound
Television
Jan 2013

Remembering the real Sapphires

Black Screen Coordinator Andrea Briggs (Wiradjuri) writes about a very emotional screening of The Sapphires in Narrandera, NSW.

Andrea Briggs
Film