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OPENING HOURS – Monday May 13

The AFIRC opening hours will be slightly different than usual today – Monday May 13. We will be open from 10:50am – 1:45pm and from 3:15 to 4:30. 12pm update – Our online catalogue back online. We apologise for any … Continue reading


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OPEN at 12pm – Tuesday 26th March

The AFI Research Collection will open at 12pm today. Apologies for any inconvenience.


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2019 AFIRC Research Fellowship awarded to – Dr Whitney Monaghan

The 2019 AFIRC Research Fellowship has been awarded to Dr Whitney Monaghan. Whitney Monaghan’s project is titled: Queer Television in Australia: Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals on the Small Screen from 1970 to 2000. ‘The project examines the rise and fall … Continue reading


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CLOSED – 4pm today 31/10/18

The AFI Research Collection will close at 4pm today. We apologise for any inconvenience.


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Screening – Jill Bilcock: Dancing the Invisible / Conversation – Sue Maslin and Sophie Cunningham. Oct 15, 6pm @ RMIT. FREE!

Creative risk-taking: strategies and storytelling Monday 15 October, 6pm. RMIT University Following a free public screening of Jill Bilcock: Dancing the Invisible (2017), Adjunct Professors Sophie Cunningham and Sue Maslin lead a conversation about storytelling as a collaborative process. This … Continue reading


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2019 AFIRC Research Fellowship – APPLICATIONS CLOSE on Friday Nov 9

  The AFI Research Collection, in partnership with the School of Media and Communication, and the Screen and Sound Cultures Research Group at RMIT University, is pleased to announce the 2019 AFIRC Research Fellowship. The Fellowship will provide a stipend … Continue reading


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Fellowships awarded to Mark Ryan and Stuart Richards.

The 2018 AFIRC Research Fellowship has been awarded to Mark Ryan and Stuart Richards. Mark Ryan’s project titled, Digging up the history of Australian horror cinema: delineating the interwoven strands of horror, transnational-horror, Ozploitation and Australian Gothic movies from the … Continue reading


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AFIRC Research Fellowship – APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!

The AFI Research Collection, in partnership with the School of Media and Communication, RMIT University, is pleased to announce the 2018 AFIRC Research Fellowship. The Fellowship will provide a stipend of up to $5000 (AUD). ABOUT THE AFIRC RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP … Continue reading


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CLOSED on FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 29 and website renovations

The AFI Research Collection is closed on Friday September 29th. The library will re-open on Monday October 2nd. The AFI Research Collection website will not be operation on Friday September 29th and during parts of Saturday September 30th and Sunday … Continue reading


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Professor Tom O’Regan: presentation on the history of Film Reviewing now available

Re-inventing Film Writing: Why the Coming of Sound matters to the Development of Film Reviewing Video link to Professor O’Regan’s presentation The advent of the sound cinema transformed the relation between the cinema and film writing. In the silent period … Continue reading


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