NFSA Blog

Mother and son, at the heart of Proof

We spoke with actors Heather Mitchell and Jeffrey Walker, the mother and son at the heart of the 1991 classic Proof.

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Vale Paul Cox

Paul Cox, Australia’s most prolific film auteur, has passed away.

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Fame and reinvention: Ross O'Donovan beyond Starstruck

Ross O’Donovan talks about the impact that the film Starstruck (1982) has had on his life.

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Actors vs Nazis: Stories from the Taussig photo collection

David Atfield, from Collection Stewardship at the NFSA, discovers the fascinating movie-star wartime stories behind the Taussig film stills collection.

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Find your Bliss at the Sydney Film Festival

Ahead of its premiere at the Sydney Film Festival, Tara Fedoriw-Morris recounts the journey of Ray Lawrence’s Bliss (1985) back to the big screen, thanks to NFSA Restores.

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It started during a school trip: Belinda Hunt (Documents and Artefacts)

Emily George speaks with Documents and Artefacts Curator Belinda Hunt about how a visit to the NFSA in primary school would ultimately define her career – and her life.

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Number 96: smashing taboos in the 1970s

Three Number 96 experts – series creator David Sale, TV historian Andrew Mercado and author Nigel Giles – discuss the taboo smashing 1970s soap opera.

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Brian Nankervis, in his own words

In his Oral History interview, the multi-talented Brian Nankervis talks about his time in radio and on the SBS program, RocKwiz.

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Film-inspired art: Polish posters of Australian films

Some of the most striking film posters in the NFSA collection originate from Poland. You can now see examples on our new International Film Posters page.

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The renaissance of vinyl: the music and the object

Assistant Sound Curator Nick Henderson speaks with Zenith Records Director Paul Rigby about the current state of the vinyl market in Australia.

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