Media releases

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Australia’s favourite bride gets online exhibition for 20th anniversary of Muriel’s Wedding

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia is celebrating the 20th anniversary of one of the nation’s most popular films, Muriel’s Wedding, with the publication of an online exhibition, featuring exclusive footage and never-seen-before photos and documents.

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NFSA requests the honour of your presence at Muriel’s Wedding: Renewing Our Vows

You can dance, you can jive at Muriel’s Wedding: Renewing Our Vows – a 20th anniversary celebration of Australia’s favourite wannabe bride and dancing queen, Muriel Heslop, on 5 December 2014.

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Four iconic bands become part of the NFSA's Sounds of Australia

Four iconic Australian bands that helped define the 1980s – Cold Chisel, Divinyls, ICEHOUSE and The Go-Betweens – have been added to the National Film and Sound Archive’s Sounds of Australia registry of historically, culturally and aesthetically significant sound recordings.

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NFSA and Alberts partner to preserve invaluable music collection

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) and Alberts announced a long-term partnership which will lead to the preservation of the music company’s archive of audiovisual materials, documentation and artefacts.

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Sydney Opera House Studio to become a Vinyl Lounge

Vinyl lovers rejoice! The Studio at the Sydney Opera House will be a record lover’s paradise on 23 October, when it hosts the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia’s (NFSA) Vinyl Lounge.

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NFSA to workshop ideas in upcoming national tour

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is inviting supporters and industry stakeholders to participate in a series of upcoming workshops, focusing on specific aspects of the NFSA’s activities and programs.

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Two million reasons to celebrate NFSA’s 30th birthday

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is celebrating its 30th anniversary, and inviting all Australians to discover its collection, achievements and milestones. These highlights will be available online on 3 October, in a timeline chronicling the NFSA’s 30 years of existence.

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Canberrans to celebrate NFSA's 30th on 3 October

Come and celebrate the 30th anniversary of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) with an evening of free entertainment, full of music and movies: a retro 1980s music session at The Vinyl Lounge, and a special 35mm screening of the 1981 classic Gallipoli at Arc Cinema.

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Iconic LGBTI radio Gaywaves preserved thanks to bequest

Sydney’s first LGBTI radio program Gaywaves has been preserved by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), a project made possible by a bequest from the estate of gay rights activist and broadcaster Dietmar Hollman.

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Finding Baz Luhrmann’s ‘lost’ project

On Friday 15 August, film historian and writer Jeannette Delamoir will reveal the story behind Baz Luhrmann’s 1986 ‘lost’ musical Crocodile Creek, in a special presentation at the NFSA Theatrette in Canberra.

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