Category Archives: Recently acquired

TEMPORARY CLOSURE and CATALOGUE working again

The AFI Research Collection will be closed from February 12 until further notice. The collection is undertaking some physical works at this time. We hope for these works to be completed in mid-late February. Our online catalogue is currently operational. … Continue reading


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2020 AFIRC Research Fellowship awarded to Dr Jessica Balanzategui

The AFI Research Collection and the RMIT University School of Media and Communication is very proud to announce that the 2020 AFIRC Research Fellowship has been awarded to Dr Jessica Balanzategui. Jessica’s winning application is titled: Children’s Television Genres in … Continue reading


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2020 AFIRC Research Fellowship – applications open 11 Oct

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 2020 AFIRC Research Fellowship. The Fellowship will provide a stipend of … Continue reading


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LAUNCH – Companion to Australian Cinema

EDITED BY FELICITY COLLINS, JANE LANDMAN & SUSAN BYE This collection of original essays on Australian cinema in the twenty-first century will be launched by Katrina Sedgwick, CEO of ACMI Capitol Theatre in Swanston St, Melbourne 26 July 2019, 6pm-7.30pm. … Continue reading


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AFIRC at POPCAANZ19

Whitney Monaghan, our 2019 AFIRC Fellowship winner is presenting at this weeks PopCAANZ conference: Representing Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Characters on Primetime Australian Television: 1970 to 2000. The research is based on her time spent at The Collection earlier this … Continue reading


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Peter Kemp is in the library

Project and essay advice available to students of all levels. Special Project Consultant Peter Kemp is available for consultation and informal advice relating to essays, plus and assignments.  Peter Kemp is a writer, broadcaster and former lecturer in cinema studies … Continue reading


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Brian McFarlane – The Never-ending Brief Encounter

Brian McFarlane is Adjunct Professor at Swinburne University and the author of more than twenty books and hundreds of articles. His latest book examines the lasting appeal of Brief Encounter, made in 1945, and still one of the most-loved British … Continue reading


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BOOK LAUNCH – 100 Years of Soviet Cinema

Adrian Danks will launch the first monograph drawn from Senses of Cinema online journal. The volume is edited by Daniel Fairfax and based on last year’s monograph to mark one hundred years since the Russian Revolution. More than sixty films … Continue reading


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NEW IN – ReFocus: The Films of Elaine May

Edited by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Dean Brandum Spanning obscurity to notoriety the four films of director, screenwriter, actor and comic Elaine May have recently seen a long-overdue renaissance. The editors of this volume, Alexandra and Dean,are both previous recipients of … Continue reading


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ACCESSING THE AFI RESEARCH COLLECTION DURING THE SUMMER

ACCESS TO AFI RESEARCH COLLECTION CHANGES Summer 2019-2020 The AFI Research Collection access will change over the Summer of 2019/2020. Until Friday December 20th,the AFI Research Collection is open by appointment only. Between December 21 2019, to January 5 2020, … Continue reading


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