Event
Reel Classics: Jacques Becker Double: Casque d’Or (1952) + Don’t Touch the Loot (1954)
12 October

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

NFSA Friends - The Pentagon Papers: Conversations with Daniel Ellsberg (1972) + The Franklin River Blockade (1983)
Event
11 October
NFSA Friends - The Pentagon Papers: Conversations with Daniel Ellsberg (1972) + The Franklin River Blockade (1983)

Friends of the National Film and Sound Archive presents stories that celebrate film

Daniel Ellsberg discusses his experiences in Vietnam and their influence on his decision to release the stolen Pentagon papers to the American public. Plus, the Tasmanian Wilderness Society's blockade of construction on a dam to flood the Franklin River attracted activists from all over Australia, 1440 of whom were arrested for non-violent protest.  Their efforts influenced the 1983 federal election campaign.

Floor Talk: Women Against Rape in War
Event
9 October
Floor Talk: Women Against Rape in War

Discover the story behind the Women Against Rape in Warprotests of the early 1980s with Dr Gail Radford and Di Lucas

Floor Talk: Mandarin Tour of The Nolan Collection
Event
3 October
Floor Talk: Mandarin Tour of The Nolan Collection

Join a Mandarin language tour and discover one of Australia’s most acclaimed artists Sidney Nolan

Reel Classics: Fritz Lang Double: Ministry of Fear (1944) + Blue Gardenia (1953)
Event
28 September
Reel Classics: Fritz Lang Double: Ministry of Fear (1944) + Blue Gardenia (1953)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

Day Bus Tour: ‘Old Graham’ near Cowra
Event
Booked Out
28 September
Day Bus Tour: ‘Old Graham’ near Cowra
Booked out

Driving through Wiradjuri country and arriving at ‘Old Graham’ house, the tour will take in the beautifully restored stone homestead…

Film Screening: 2040
Event
21 September
Film Screening: 2040

2040 is a hybrid feature documentary that looks to the future, but is vitally important NOW!

Floor Talk: Environmental activism across generations
Event
21 September
Floor Talk: Environmental activism across generations

Join us for an intergenerational conversation about environmental activism.

Reel Classics: Mae West Double: She Done him Wrong (1933) + I’m No Angel (1933)
Event
14 September
Reel Classics: Mae West Double: She Done him Wrong (1933) + I’m No Angel (1933)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema

Event
NFSA Friends - Hugh Watson: Songs of Peace and Protest
13 September

Friends of the National Film and Sound Archive presents stories that celebrate film and music

Guest Speaker: Unmasking Nolan's hidden paintings with Dr Paula Dredge
Event
12 September
Guest Speaker: Unmasking Nolan's hidden paintings with Dr Paula Dredge

Dr Paula Dredge shares her ground-breaking research on Sidney Nolan’s innovative use of household paint in the mid-1940s

Floor Talk: Aboriginal Tent Embassy
Event
5 September
Floor Talk: Aboriginal Tent Embassy

The Aboriginal Tent Embassy has been the focus for Aboriginal political rights in Canberra for the past 47 years

Reel Classics: Calamity Jane (1953)
Event
24 August
Reel Classics: Calamity Jane (1953)

Reel McCoy Film Society presents bi-monthly film screenings of classic cinema.

Collector Talk: John and Liz Baker
Event
21 August
Collector Talk: John and Liz Baker

Learn what inspires John and Liz Baker to collect an object to put in their home.

Event
In Conversation: Mark Fraser and Virginia Rigney
19 August

Explore the new Nolan Collection exhibition with Senior Curator Virginia Rigney in conversation with Mark Fraser, Curator for the estate of Lady Nolan, widow of Sir Sidney Nolan

Children's Workshop: Puppet Making with Hilary Talbot
Event
Cancelled
17 August
Children's Workshop: Puppet Making with Hilary Talbot
Cancelled

Join renowned artist Hilary Talbot for a puppet making workshop especially for children

Tom Buckland: Apollo Lunar Module (1:2 Scale) 2019
Exhibition
17 August—19 October
Tom Buckland: Apollo Lunar Module (1:2 Scale) 2019

Fifty years ago, landing on the moon required a vehicle not designed for this world, so the Apollo Lunar Module was born