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Dec 2010

Our summer playlist

From Little Pattie to Mondo Rock, check out our sizzling Sounds of Summer playlist.

By Matthew Davies / 21 Dec 2010
Sound

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

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

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

The future of music

Warren Fahey AM, founder of Larrikin Records, provides a personal perspective on the NFSA's recent Thomas Rome Lecture given by Ed St John.

By Warren Fahey / 14 Sep 2010
Sound
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