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Come for the Costumes, Stay for the Films

Come for the Costumes, Stay for the Films

Has seeing ‘Hollywood Costume’ inspired you to rewatch your favourite films? Mike Childs, Visitor Services Officer at ACMI, reveals how you can see up to 50 of these films for free!

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A Year of Film at the Australian Mediatheque

A Year of Film at the Australian Mediatheque

We’ve chosen our top picks from the range of newsreels, shorts, features and television programs added to the Australian Mediatheque in 2011. What are yours?

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The Roaring Forties and modern Mansfield

The Roaring Forties and modern Mansfield

This spring in the Australian Mediatheque, we look at the contrasts of the 1940s, from war to high fashion, and take a trip to modern country Victoria.

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Mining the Mediatheque

Mining the Mediatheque

On the face of it, the Australian Mediatheque might seem a little forbidding, but more and more people are stepping over its threshold to discover a treasure chest of memories, both collective and personal.

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From Kombis to Queens and everything inbetween

From Kombis to Queens and everything inbetween

Last week in the Australian Mediatheque I came across a title that particularly impressed me: Harvey, a student short by Peter McDonald, featuring striking visual effects and a dark and disturbing story (definitely not for kids).

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