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.
Philippe Mora shares family home movies that feature rare footage of the Melbourne art scene of the 1950s.
Watch three amateur films from the 1950s and 60s on the theme of 'fashion’.
We invited musician and composer Heinz Riegler to re-imagine a 1939 recording of a talking budgerigar that featured in the Art of Sound exhibition.
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.
Tara Marynowsky explores the home movies of vaudeville performer and amateur filmmaker Frank 'Tex' Glanville.
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