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.
Film historian and writer Jeannette Delamoir uncovers the truth behind 'Crocodile Creek', a community musical that unfolds amidst the 1867 anti-Chinese riots at the Crocodile Creek goldfield.
Executive producer Rebel Penfold-Russell talks about the universal appeal of 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert'.
Film curator Sally Jackson investigates the makers of the world's first cricket films, shot in Australia in 1897.
On the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' Australian tour, Frank Ifield and Martin Benge remember the times when they worked with the Fab Four.
The NFSA has released rare footage of one of Australian Rules football’s greatest players, Essendon forward John Coleman. Film curator Simon Smith made the discovery.
Dr Jennifer Gall, Manager Research Programs, introduces Anna Haebich and her work profiling the NFSA's holdings relating to Aboriginal performing arts in Western Australia.
Anna Haebich, a John Curtin Distinguished Professor at Curtin University in Perth, showcases West Australian Aboriginal performing arts and the plays, music, dance and festivals in the NFSA collection.
Listen to our Oral History interview with Wendy Hughes as Meg Labrum and Ken Berryman celebrate the talent and beauty of one of Australia's most beloved actors.
Andrew Denton is usually the one asking all the questions, but he swapped roles for a day and opened up during an interview for our Oral History program.
The big pink bus turned 20 and the NFSA threw a party to celebrate two decades of one of Australia's most beloved films.
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