During 'Wimbledon Fortnight', we celebrate the incredible career of the tennis trailblazer.
Listen to a special presentation about Australian film icon, Chips Rafferty.
For a decade in the 1930s and 40s, Mavis Ripper was Australia's leading film costume designer.
As public gatherings to commemorate Anzac Day in 2020 are not going ahead because of COVID-19, we're sharing home movies of marches from Anzac Day in 1933, 1946 and 1980.
George Ogilvie – widely recognised as one of Australia's most acclaimed theatre, film and television directors – passed away peacefully on 5 April 2020.
In 1929, Hoyts – with help from Studebaker and the Shell Oil Company – loaded cinema sound equipment onto a truck so regional Australia could experience the latest in 'talking pictures'.
Our doors may be closed temporarily but when it comes to the NFSA, we are always open online.
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 has unearthed a rare scrapbook created by the McDonagh sisters around the release of their film 'The Far Paradise' in 1928.
For International Women's Day, we present a portrait of the pioneering Australian filmmakers, the McDonagh Sisters – Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis.
Can you help us identify these Sydney locations from landmark 1920s films made by the McDonagh sisters?
A determined son found footage of his mother’s gold medal win at the 1972 Paralympics in the NFSA collection.
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