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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
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Photographs
Posters
Sound
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
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

Researching post-war fashion

The NFSA recently hosted intern Laura Clarke, who identified NFSA collection items for the view-on-demand system at the Australian Mediatheque.

By Martin Ford / 29 Jun 2010
Film
May 2010

Captain Thunderbolt

'Wake in Fright', 'The Sentimental Bloke' and 'The Story of the Kelly Gang' - now comes another important discovery in Australia's search for 'lost' films.

By Graham Shirley / 28 May 2010
Film

Film repair and splicing

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

By Darren Weinert / 17 May 2010
Film
Photographs

Gleason storage site tour

Darren Weinert inspected a large Technicolor collection at George Eastman House's Gleason Storage Facility.

By Darren Weinert / 17 May 2010
Film

Vale Georgia Lee

We were sad to hear of the death of jazz and blues singer Georgia Lee in Cairns at the age of 89.

By Graham McDonald / 5 May 2010
Sound
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