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Frederick Wiseman film retrospective comes to Australia

Ten films are being presented across Sydney and Melbourne as part of a retrospective on US documentarian Frederick Wiseman.


Australia's visionary unionist films revived for Cinema Reborn festival

In the 50s, a small group of Australian filmmakers set out in a custom Kombi Van to document the working…

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Number 96 turns 50

The National Film and Sound Archive looks back at the story of Australia's first 'adults only' soap.


Free films for International Women's Day at NFSA

To celebrate International Women's Day, NFSA are showing the Women Make Films series. And the best thing about it? It's…

Face of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, preserved by the National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA gets new money, cheers everyone up

The government responds to a tough week in screen policy with a startling announcement. The NFSA and the National Archive…


NFSA defended by Zali Stegall, independent MP with a sense of humour

The National Film and Sound Archive has been battered for a long time. MP Zali Stegall mounts a forlorn defence…

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New head of NFSA Patrick McIntyre is a culture vulture faced with a techno trap

After a series of technically inclined experts, the NFSA reveals its new head is a cultural leader.

Margot Robbie in Wolf of Wall Street. She is a focus of a new NFSA Aussiewood exhibition.

NFSA announces new exhibition: Australians & Hollywood

Opening 4 December, NFSA’s Australians & Hollywood: A Tale of Craft, Talent and Ambition will celebrate the true stories of…


Sydney Theatre Company's Patrick McIntyre appointed new NFSA CEO

McIntyre brings two decades of arts management experience to the NFSA. Following groundbreaking CEO Jan Muller, who resigned in December…

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Discover the photographer behind Australia’s most iconic moments

NFSA celebrates the 60-year career of the prolific Indigenous photojournalist Mervyn Bishop with an exhibition in Canberra only until August.

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