In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
The NFSA is now making available episodes of the 1960s Life in Australia series from the Film Australia Collection in stunning 4K HD.
'Life Through the Lens' is a photographic showcase currently on display in the Liversidge Space at the NFSA building in Canberra.
Take a step back in time and discover the charm of Melbourne more than a century ago.
Dr Charles Gower was delighted to watch himself in a government documentary, 45 years after it was filmed.
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.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
Discover the history of Darwin, Northern Territory through these items from the NFSA collection.
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.
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