Media releases

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Silence is golden!

The Mildura Big Screen film festival will open on Friday 2 March with a very special event – a collection of long-lost silent films from over 100 years ago, found in a garage in Tasmania!

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Autumn Silents 2012: rare silent Antarctic films featuring Scott, Mawson and Shackelton

Autumn Silents, screening from 3-12 March at the NFSA’s Arc Cinema, is a unique opportunity for an original silent cinema experience.

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From the ashes: commemorating the 1942 bombing of Darwin

From the ashes – from WWII to bare-foot crocodile hunting, historic Darwin footage on the big screen after decades.

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Cooee Cabaret's first time in Tasmania

For the first time in Tasmania: Cooee Cabaret – the Sounds of Australia live on stage!

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Wizards, puppets and the Pope

Summer at the National Film and Sound Archive’s Arc cinema brings a whole range of movie pleasures, new and old, indoors in the Arc cinema and outdoors in the NFSA’s courtyard cinema.

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Sensational summer fun

Sensational summer fun at the National Film and Sound Archive. Enquiries and bookings – phone 6248 2000

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Sigrid Thornton presents 'An Australian Actor’s Perspective on the Industry'

On 28 November in Melbourne Sigrid Thornton will deliver the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia’s (NFSA) ninth Longford Lyell Lecture, offering her insight into the ever-changing Australian film and television industry.

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Best Films of CIFF 2011

The votes are in, with record-breaking audiences at this year’s Canberra International Film Festival voting for their favourite films.

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Off and running at Arc

The NFSA’s November/December Arc cinema program launches tonight with the opening of the 15th Japanese Film Festival, and a FREE screening of the new heartwarming drama Railways (u/c 15+), courtesy of the Embassy of Japan.

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Japan returns to Canberra

The 15th Japanese Film Festival returns to Canberra and Arc Cinema in 2011 with a broad showcase of new, best and wildest films from Japan.

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