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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

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
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NFSA Connects with '4'

Producer Joanna Buggy and highly acclaimed solo violinist Niki Vasilakis from Adelaide discussed the classical music documentary '4' with high school students in South Australia. Watch videos from the event.

By Imelda Cooney / 20 Oct 2010
Film
Sep 2010

NFSA connects with '4'

On 16 September, violinist Niki Vasilakis and producer Joanna Buggy discussed their documentary film '4' via videoconference with over 60 music and media students.

By Imelda Cooney / 22 Sep 2010
Film
Aug 2010

Reflections on Gillian Armstrong

Graham Shirley reflects on Gillian’s films and career ahead of this weekend’s repeat screenings of two of her films.

By Graham Shirley / 13 Aug 2010
Film

Revisiting The Last Days of Chez Nous

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

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
May 2010

Film repair and splicing

Juan Vrijs from Haghefilm gives a lesson in film repair and splicing.

By Darren Weinert / 17 May 2010
Film
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