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. In essence, the Friends want to promote excellence in film and sound culture, including: best practice in preservation, public programs and access; promoting high level appreciation of film and sound heritage and contemporary culture; creativity in the use of our archive; a broad, outward looking focus that locates Australia in the South East Asia-Pacific region and globally; and restoration of the correct name of the Archive.
Welcome to the Friends of the National Film and Sound Archive Inc.
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.
Here is the letter sent to the NFSA's Minister, Senator Mitch Fifield, on 6 March seeking the views of his party on future support for the NFSA. Identical letters were sent to the Shadow Arts Minister, Hon. Tony Burke MP, and the leader of the Greens, Senator Richard di Natale.
For some interesting reading check out 'Your view: on museums, art and heritage', a magazine which brings together the experiences of a variety of people who get their kicks out of all things art and history, including an article on the NFSA by Friends committee member Lindy Ross. Download here.
Our latest Newsletter is here:Download Newsletter 49 for December 2020
Our FACEBOOK site is here.
Telling Australia's story - and why it's important: Report on parliamentary inquiry into Canberra's national institutions