The new NFSA digital restoration of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom has been selected to screen at the 75th Cannes Film Festival in May 2022.
This is an excerpt from director Ted Kotcheff's introduction to the premiere screening of the restored Wake in Fright at the NFSA in 2009.
Wake in Fright is a classic from the early days of the 1970s Australian film renaissance. First released in 1971, the film was restored by the NFSA and re-released in 2009.
The Corrick Collection of films has now been digitised and is once again able to be shared with audiences.
Restoring 'The Cheaters', a 1929 silent film by the pioneering McDonagh sisters.
A recent example of the NFSA's preservation of these important collection items is this clip showing the Launch and Return of the Lifeboat, Newquay.
Ahead of its premiere at the Sydney Film Festival, Tara Fedoriw-Morris recounts the journey of Ray Lawrence's Bliss (1985) back to the big screen, thanks to NFSA Restores.
'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.