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National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA)

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A great talent lost

A great exhibit to compliment the documentary on Heath Leger's life and films. I thought it was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Karen B
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Great exhibition

Not sure what we were expecting to see here but were pleasantly surprised to be greeted with an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cheryl M
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Discover Australia's audiovisual history at the NFSA. Explore our free Heath Ledger exhibition; have a meal at our cafe and join us for a wide range of film screenings, our School Holidays movie programs for kids, and other special events.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Before writing this review, i (sadly) read through quite a lot of bad ones, particularly in relation to the Heath Ledger exhibition- mainly people saying they are not a fan of his work, which is absolutely truly fine, but really not a reflection on the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great exhibit to compliment the documentary on Heath Leger's life and films. I thought it was well done, interesting and informative and free.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not sure what we were expecting to see here but were pleasantly surprised to be greeted with an interesting and entertaining exhibit dedicated to the very talented Heath Ledger. Spent longer here than expected looking at his film memorabilia, including props and costumes, as well...More

Thank Cheryl M
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Cheryl, we're glad you enjoyed the Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures exhibition. It's open until 10 February 2019, so you can come back (free entry) and explore it again, or in more detail. thanks for your feedback!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in Canberra for 5 years, and the NFSA was always near the top of things I would show visitors and visits usually lasted two or more hours. I revisited it on a recent trip to Canberra, and it wasn't even a shadow of...More

Thank AlanB211
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

AlanB211, Thank you for your feedback. We have a comprehensive exhibition dedicated to Heath Ledger's work and life in our gallery; the motor bike in the foyer is only one of hundreds of items in the exhibition. We also have an ongoing screenings and special...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a wonderful visit in previous years with so much to enjoy, lots of old tv shows and ads etc. No displays now, except the Heath Ledger exhibition ...good if you are a fan.

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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Had previously visited many years ago & the NFSA had a fantastic collection of old film & sound examples. Went back recently & the only exhibit was on Heath Ledger, very good if you are a fan (I'm not). Nothing on our old archives of...More

Thank Neville2148
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Dear Neville2148, Thank you for your feedback. We have hours of content from the NFSA collection (film, television, radio) available online at https://www.nfsa.gov.au/collection so that people can access it anytime, anywhere. We also have special events and screenings onsite (see https://www.nfsa.gov.au/events for the program). We...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

A great free exhibition that had a great range of significant props from his films. It also highlighted a few I wasn’t aware of. Our kids were interested, at least about the Dark Knight and 10 things I hate about you. The architecture is interesting...More

Thank BrokenParadigm
Mig_Gonzalez, Social Media Manager at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thanks BrokenParadigm; we're glad you enjoyed the Heath Ledger exhibition. We also have films for kids during the school holidays, so please come back in January to enjoy our upcoming 'Cats vs Dogs' program.

Reviewed 20 September 2018

We visited this place in the past, maybe well in the past and it was up there in our list of things to do this visit to Canberra. We had loved being able to hear old well known performers voices, to name just a few,...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

I've been visiting NFSA on and off for over a decade now, as the rotating exhibitions in the past have been interesting and always with free admission, some felt a bit tired and lacking, but this one was fantastic, one of the best one-off exhibitions...More

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Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thanks jebskulker for being an NFSA regular and visiting us over the years. We're glad you liked the Heath Ledger exhibition - we’re proud of it and love having people visiting our building. It is also the beginning of a new era of public programs,...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018

I visited this afternoon to see the Heath Ledger Exhibition, really enjoyed it, they had costumes that he wore, the most notable being the nurse outfit from The Dark Knight Batman film, loads of pics and memorabilia and it was all free, I would highly...More

Thank Freedom M
Mig_Gonzalez, Manager Social Media at National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks Freedom for the positive feedback. Entry to the Heath Ledger exhibition is free, but bookings are essential at https://www.nfsa.gov.au/heathledger the exhibition will be open Mon-Sun until 10 February 2019, so there are plenty of opportunities to visit it again!

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Hi Charron M. Please email enquiries@nfsa.gov.au so we can help you. Thanks.
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