COVID-19 Update

Please be advised that while the NFSA continues to operate, some of our services are inevitably affected by these unprecedented circumstances.

The Black Screen program will operate on a limited service. Processing times during this period will be five business days. For further information relating to Black Screen please email blackscreen [at]

We apologise for any inconvenience caused, and thank you for your patience and understanding whilst we adapt to the ongoing situation. Please let us know if you have any feedback or questions.


About Black Screen

Black Screen connects culture, stories and language with community through screen.

Black Screen films

The Black Screen collection includes over 30 short films and documentaries created by renowned filmmakers.

Each film is provided on a loan basis to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals and communities for private screenings and community celebrations free of charge.

Host your own screening

A screening is a great way to get the community together and enjoy the best of Indigenous screen.

Choose your films: Black Screen collection of available films

Organise your screening: Black Screen Order Form

Print out film information: Black Screen Catalogue

Contact Us

If you would like to host your own screening and would like more information, have a yarn with the Indigenous Connections staff at blackscreen [at]

Note: to be eligible for the program you must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent and use the material for private community screenings. Users are limited to three titles per order.

Ineligible Requests

For any requests to access titles from the Black Screen program outside of the loan agreement terms and conditions, users are required to contact the film's rightsholder directly.

For more information please contact Indigenous Connections staff at blackscreen [at]