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National Film and Sound Archive

Learn about Australia's rich history in sound and film at this not-for-profit institution.
By Jasmine Crittenden
August 02, 2019
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National Film and Sound Archive

Learn about Australia's rich history in sound and film at this not-for-profit institution.
By Jasmine Crittenden
August 02, 2019
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Tucked away within the concrete walls of the National Film and Sound Archive are more than three million recordings. Name an Australian film or doco and, chances are, it's in here somewhere. To save you sorting through them, they're divided into curated mini-collections, based on themes, people and ideas. There's one devoted to superstar vocalist John Farnham, another to Indigenous short films and another to the history of Australian skiing. New shows pop up frequently so, if you haven't visited for a while, you're bound to find something new. There's also a stack of resources dedicated to education and a busy events program.

From September 2019 to March 2020, the National Film and Sound Archive will transform into Australia's biggest video game arcade, with Game Masters, an exhibition featuring the world's best designers, characters and more than 100 games you can play.

Image: National Film and Sound Archive.

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