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Detail of a costume from the film ELVIS showing a green frog playing a guitar. The diamante fabric of the costume is accented with sparkling jewels.

Catherine Martin: ELVIS costumes

Russell Crowe in 19th century clothes looking pensively out a window while smoking a pipe in the film True History of the Kelly Gang

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Australians & Hollywood Exhibition

Australians & Hollywood celebrates the people and stories behind our films. Now updated to include ELVIS, The Power of the Dog and more.
Director Justin Kurzel on location in the bush while filming True History of the Kelly Gang
Spotlight On

Justin Kurzel

We explore the work of the director whose films explore myth, identity and traumatic moments in our history.
The eyes of Ned Kelly are visible through a slot in his armoured helmet in a scene from the movie True History of the Kelly Gang
Guest Writer

Ned Kelly on Film

Dr John Milner explores Australian cinema's enduring fascination with our most infamous bushranger.
Carol West, Ross D Wyllie and an unidentified man and woman engaged in a production discussuion on the set of music television show Uptight in 1968.

Lost Happening 72 footage discovered

See John Farnham and Molly Meldrum in newly discovered footage of pop music TV show Happening 72.
Tara Morice and Paul Mercurio laughing on stage during a Q&A session after a screening of Strictly Ballroom at the NFSA
NFSA Restores

Strictly Ballroom

Listen to a Q&A with stars Paul Mercurio and Tara Morice after a screening of the restored Strictly Ballroom.
Rows of brightly-coloured, small, alien-like characters on a black computer screen from a 'space-invaders'-style video game, probably from the 1980s.
Remember When?

Retro Gaming

Video gaming news and reviews from the 1980s and 1990s.
The band members of INXS pose for a studio publicity shot in the late 1980s. Lead singer Michael Hutchence has a beard and is wearing a black cowboy hat
In the News

Remembering Michael Hutchence

We share rare footage of the charismatic lead singer of INXS, who passed away 25 years ago this month.
A scaled down model of a cream coloured FJ Holden panel van with the words 'Cinesound Review' and 'The Voice of Australia' painted on the side.
Have you Seen?

The Model Cinesound Newsreel Van

Discover more about this 1:43 scale die-cast Trax model of the Cinesound Newsreel van, held in the NFSA collection.
The Corrick family of entertainers standing in a row, c1905.

The Marvellous Corricks

Have you met the Corrick family of entertainers yet?
Colourised image of a Tasmanian tiger pacing its cage in Hobart Zoo

Tasmanian Tiger in Colour

View the extraordinary colourised footage from the NFSA collection of Benjamin, the last Thylacine in captivity.