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Arc at the NFSA
National Film and Sound Archive
McCoy Circuit, Acton
02 6248 2000, www.nfsa.gov.au
Australia’s living archive
HAVE YOU DISCOVERED ARC, THE STATE-OF-THE-ART
CINEMA AT THE NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE?
Showcasing the best of classic, contemporary and cutting edge cinema from
Australia and across the globe, Arc’s sophisticated projection equipment screens
movies in all formats, from cinema’s 19th century beginnings to the digital works
2011 ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL:
Arc cinema is proud to host the 22nd annual Alliance Française French Film
Festival from 16 March to 3 April. Showcasing the best in contemporary French
cinema, it is the largest foreign film festival in Australia, and one of the highlights
of Canberra’s cinematic calendar.
Returning for the second year, the NFSA partners with the ANU’s Southeast Asia
Centre to present the latest must-see cinema from Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
including appearances by special guest filmmakers.
AMERICAN MOVIE TREASURES:
Classic American cinema was at its best when stars like Carole Lombard and
Cary Grant were lighting up the screen in the hilarious screwball comedies of the
30s and 40s. With the support of the US Embassy in Canberra, Arc cinema gives
you the chance to rediscover the best comedies of the era, presented in their
$11/$9 concession (except where special prices apply)
Max pass – 10 tickets for just $80
Thursday matinees – all tickets $5
COMBINE TWO EXTRAORDINARY NFSA
EXPERIENCES FOR ONE GREAT PRICE!
Our popular licensed café, Teatro Fellini, is now offering the Reel Deal:
your choice from a selection of Teatro Fellini’s irresistible lunch or supper menus
your choice of a glass of wine, soft-drink or delectable coffee/tea
entry to one session in Arc cinema*
Order your Reel Deal from Teatro Fellini. Open 7 days and before all
*not valid at specially priced Arc events; not available in conjunction with the Max Pass.
IN THE CITY MAGAZINE
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In the City
Lights! Canberra! Action!
Canberra’s budding filmmakers will once again be given the
opportunity to showcase their skills in the eighth annual
Lights!Canberra!Action! short film festival.
Each year the festival attracts the very best in local talent and the latest
edition is set to be no exception with nearly $3000 in prizes on offer.
After last year’s successful outdoor screening, the festival will once again
be held in Garema Place, with a free public viewing of the top 12 finalist
films to take place from 7.30pm on Friday, March 18.
Those taking part will have just 10 days to plan, shoot, produce, edit and submit
their films, which must include 10 items or locations linked to Canberra.
The theme for this year’s Lights!Canberra!Action! is ‘Invitation’ with the
list of specific items to be announced on the start date of the competition
on Friday, March 4.
For further information call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.
WHEN: Friday, March 18 from 7.30pm
WHERE: Garema Place, City
You are here
You Are Here –
URBANcITY, a pilot
multi-site arts and
cultural program, will
enliven Canberra’s CBD
for Canberra’s 98th
birthday, in the lead
up to the Centenary of
Canberra in 2013. Over 10
days, vacant shopfronts
and created venues
throughout the CBD will
be home to a diverse
array of installations
and performances by
and experimental artists
from Canberra and beyond
in a showcase of energy,
innovation and talent.
For more information visit
WHAT: You are here - URBANcITY
WHEN: March 11-20
WHERE: Various locations in the city
My Imaginary Family
Australian show business legend
Grahame Bond will bring his latest
show, My Imaginary Family, to The
Street Theatre this March.
Bond is well known to local audiences
through his decades-long career in
Australian theatre and television and
is perhaps best remembered for his
role as the title character in the 1970s
ABC series, The Aunty Jack Show.
My Imaginary Family will be a one-
man show that Mr Bond said would
be a reflection on his incredibly
eclectic life and career so far.
“I think it’s really about an only child
searching for family,” he said.
After a career spanning more than
40 years, it’s a life story well worth
WHAT: My Imaginary Family
WHEN: March 4 - 26
WHERE: The Street Theatre
COST: From $25
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