Friends of the National Film and Sound Archive Australia

Welcome to the Friends of the National Film and Sound Archive Inc.

 

The National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra

Welcome to the website of The Friends of the National Film and Sound Archive Inc (FNFSA). The Friends is a group of volunteer advocates working to further the aims of the Archive and to encourage links between the Archive, the film and sound communities and the general community.

To learn more about the history of the FNFSA download Ray Edmonson's PhD thesis here.

 

Could member Stephen Anderson please contact us.

A copy of Tony Buckley’s Address to Friends of the Archive AGM December 9, 2013 can be downloaded here.

The NFSA Draft Strategic Plan 2014/5-2016/17 has been released. The full version and an Executive Summary at http://www.nfsa.gov.au/about/corporate/

Latest Newsletter is here Download Newsletter 31 for March 2015

 

Friday 25 September 2015 - PNG Series: Bob Connolly Trilogy

Friday 25 September 2015 - PNG Series: Bob Connolly Trilogy

Bob Connolly and Robyn Anderson spent a decade of their lives sharing the story of first contact between the highland tribes of the PNG and European explorers

2pm 'First Contact' (1982, PG, 58 minutes).

3:30pm 'Joe Leahy's Neighbours' (1989, PG, 90 mins).

5:30pm Refreshments in Foyer.

6:30pm In discussion with Bob Connolly.

7:30pm 'Black Harvest' (1992, M, 90 mins).

Free for members. Donation for others. Book online at www.Trybooking.com/IJQX

 
Friday 30 October 2015 5:30pm for 6pm - Lyn Mills 'A Social Butterfly in Bogon Territory'

Friday 30 October 2015 5:30pm for 6pm - Lyn Mills 'A Social Butterfly in Bogon Territory'

Join well-known Canberra identity Lyn Mills (once host of David Jones Notebook, former Canberra Times, and now City News, social writer and photographer) on a trip down memory lane, looking at some classic and some hilarious scenes of Canberra’s past.

Free for members. Donation for others. Book online at www.Trybooking.com/IJQX

 
Friday 27 November 2015 5:30pm for 6pm - Richard Keys 'Memories of a Film Camerman'

Friday 27 November 2015 5:30pm for 6pm - Richard Keys 'Memories of a Film Camerman'

Richard Keys, Curator Emeritus with the NFSA, has enjoyed a fascinating career in film. Falling in love with film as a teenager he left university to become a newsreel cameraman.

Free for members. Donation for others. Book online at www.Trybooking.com/IJQX