Media releases

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NFSA provides insight into Timor-Leste history

To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), partnered with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), has presented the Timorese Government with a comprehensive profile of material on Timor-Leste held in Australia’s national audiovisual collection.

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NFSA releases unseen film of Bradman in Canada

The Australians in Toronto, a rare 1932 film featuring cricket legend Sir Donald Bradman in action in Canada, has been released by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. The 13-minute black and white silent documentary had never been seen before in Australia.

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NFSA celebrates Luna Park’s 100th birthday at ACMI and Federation Square

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the much-loved Luna Park in St Kilda, the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has curated a compilation of historical films featuring this Melbourne icon.

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Japanese Film Festival coming to Arc

Canberra film-lovers are in for a treat as the popular Japanese Film Festival returns to the NFSA’s Arc cinema in December 2012, with a selection of some of the latest Japanese hit films, as well as classics from revered veteran directors.

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NFSA marks 50 years of regional TV

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) marks the United Nations’ World Television Day (21 November) with an online history of the development of regional television in Australia.

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From Gotye to Canberra: Fractured Heart arrives at the NFSA

The National Film and Sound Archive is currently installing a new one-of-a-kind exhibit, which will provide visitors with the opportunity to ‘play’ and remix the music of Gotye.

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Film Preservation Award to be presented to Susanne Chauvel Carlsson

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will present its 2012 Ken G Hall Film Preservation Award to Susanne Chauvel Carlsson, daughter of legendary filmmakers Charles and Elsa Chauvel, on 27 November at the Chauvel Cinema in Sydney.

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NFSA celebrates Melbourne Cup through the years

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) celebrates Melbourne Cup with a selection of historical moving image, sound and photographs dating as far back as 1896. These materials are available online for all Australians to enjoy before watching this year’s edition of the race that stops the nation.

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NFSA connects students with filmmakers

Rabbit-Proof Fence screenwriter Christine Olsen will participate in the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia’s (NFSA) first nationwide educational videoconference, presented in collaboration with Geraldton Regional Library in Western Australia, and technology solution company Electroboard.

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Canberra International Film Festival at Arc

For the fifth year running, the NFSA’s Arc Cinema will play an important part in Canberra’s International Film Festival, from 31 October to 11 November. david.hogan@nfsa.gov.au

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