A history of ethnographic filmmaking and the representation of Indigenous Australians on film.
Celebrating the women of cricket from the 1930s to today.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
Film Curator Heather Gill looks at the legacy of short-film festival Tropfest.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
The first known Australian to make a commercially released recording, the long forgotten Syria Lamonte, is now preserved by the NFSA thanks to the kind donation of an 1898 recording acquired by Roger Neill.
Film curator Sally Jackson investigates the makers of the world's first cricket films, shot in Australia in 1897.
The NFSA has supplied Australian archival film classics to Cambodia's Technicolor Foundation Film Festival and NFSA Senior Researcher Mick Newnham enjoys the audience reaction.
Curator Sally Jackson researches famous faces and fashions of the 1896 Melbourne Cup.
Famous faces and fashions of the 1896 Melbourne Cup.
The Excursion to London panorama toy is a pre-cinema artefact that reveals much about the intimacy of 19th century family life.
Mick Newnham attends the inaugural MEMORY! International Film Heritage Festival in Phnom Penh and is reminded that 'there are no old films, just films you haven't seen yet'.
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