The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
A winner with a big heart and a liking for sugar cubes - Phar Lap's story captivated the nation.
These 1930s Cinesound casting books form the heart of the NFSA and National Portrait Gallery collaborative exhibition, 'Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits'.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
Footage of a 1933 AFL face-off between Victorian and South Australian teams gives us rare glimpses of two goal-kicking legends.
Cinema Art Films brought many notable foreign productions to Australia between 1927 and 1932. We've acquired original posters for a selection of their releases.
Inspired by the 1925 silent version of Ben-Hur, two NSW police officers recreated the famous chariot race scene ... with motorcycles!
We found the family of the young boy who climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge in March 1932!
We pay tribute to aviation pioneer Amy Johnson this International Women's Day
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