Chips Rafferty was one of Australia’s most iconic actors who forged a hugely successful career in his homeland as well as in Britain and America.
There are approximately 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK and there are in excess of 353,800 victims of the disease in Australia.
The National Film & Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) have digitally remastered two iconic movies and have made them available to 21st Century audiences on DVD.
These days Hollywood is full of Australian performers with numerous hopefuls making the regular pilgrimage for pilot season. After leaving their roles in Home & Away or Neighbours many of the cast members try their luck in the USA, some have achieved considerable success hoping to emulate the likes of Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett and Barry Creyton who continues to enjoy a remarkable career as an actor, writer and director.
Director Fritz Lang was dubbed ‘the master of darkness’ and now his legendary 1921 silent movie Der mude Tod (Destiny) has been digitally restored to its former glory. It will receive its premier at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival on 12 February. The plot revolves around a young couple who decide to rest at a small rural hostelry. Tragedy strikes when the man is abducted by Death and his
The National Film & Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) have launched their Christmas fundraising campaign, and you can play your part in helping to save a slice of Australia’s rich audio-visual heritage.
The National Film & Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) have issued a stark warning that the nations rich audio visual collection is at risk of extinction unless urgent action is taken immediately.