FILM: NFSA RESTORES: NEWSFRONT (1978)
17 Oct 2019 | 11.00am - 1.00pmBook Tickets
Presented by NFSA, Sydney Film Festival and Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
NFSA Restores - reviving our cinema icons
In Australia in the late 1940s, before the coming of television, Len Maguire (Bill Hunter) and his young sidekick Chris (Chris Haywood) cover the big news stories for the Cinetone newsreel company. An old-school cameraman, Len is loyal to the company, the Australian Labor party and the Catholic church, but times are changing. He struggles to maintain his principles in turbulent times.
Producer: David Elfick
Associate Producer: Richard Brennan
Director: Phillip Noyce
Screenplay: Philippe Mora, David Elfick, Bob Ellis, Phillip Noyce
Original Music: William Motzing
Cast: Bill Hunter, Wendy Hughes, Gerard Kennedy, Chris Haywood, John Ewart, Don Crosby, Angela Punch McGGregor, John Clayton, John Dease, Bryan Brown.
CostMovie tickets $10
Phone02 8711 7123
FILM: NFSA RESTORES: MABO LIFE OF AN ISLAND MAN (1997)
4 Jul 2019
11.00am - 1.00pm
This is a film about Eddie Mabo - the man whose name lives on in a High Court ruling which has forever altered Australian life.