13 March 2013

National Film and Sound Archive explore links between Canberra and film

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There is so much amazing free stuff to go look at in Canberra. Here’s some more courtesy of the NFSA!

The fascinating links between Canberra and film, from 1913 … and, the development of the Federal Government’s role in film-making and photography, from 1913.

These are the subjects of two new FREE exhibitions, CineCity Canberra and Telling the World, at the National Film and Sound Archive – http://www.nfsa.gov.au/

CineCity Canberra explores:

. the films made in Australia in the year of Canberra’s birth, 1913

. the history of Canberra’s (and Queanbeyan’s) cinemas

. films made in the Canberra region

Telling the World: Bert Ive , Pioneer of Australia’s Documentary Heritage looks at:

. the story of the amazing Bert Ive, the man employed by the Federal Government in 1913, as its first cinematographer and stills photographer.

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I wonder if The Diplomat (sic) will get a guernsey?

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