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Sep 2021

Vale Ian Dunlop

The NFSA pays tribute to the legacy of documentary filmmaker Ian Dunlop OAM (1927–2021).

By Beth Taylor / 17 Sep 2021
Film
Photographs

Striking Led Zeppelin Gold

The NFSA has unearthed a rare interview with the late John Bonham from Led Zeppelin. The interview is a centrepiece of the new authorised documentary, Becoming Led Zeppelin.

By Nicola Gage / 13 Sep 2021
Film
Radio
Sound

Tasmanian Tiger in Colour

Samuel François-Steininger has colourised footage from the NFSA collection of Benjamin, the last Tasmanian Tiger in captivity.

By Simon Drake / 7 Sep 2021
Film
Aug 2021

Kurt Fearnley

To coincide with the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, 3-time Paralympic gold medallist Kurt Fearnley AO shares his story.

By Kurt Fearnley / 25 Aug 2021
Television

The Shiralee: rare colour footage

We share a recently discovered colour home movie of NSW location shooting for the classic Australian film 'The Shiralee' (1957), starring Peter Finch.

By Jeff Wray / 16 Aug 2021
Film

Vale Reg Gorman

Darren Gray pays tribute to a veteran of Australian showbusiness.

By Darren Gray / 10 Aug 2021
Television

NFSA Restores: Radiance

The NFSA has completed a full digital restoration of Rachel Perkins' acclaimed directorial debut, Radiance (1998).

By Elena Guest / 9 Aug 2021
Film

Vale Brian Henderson

The NFSA pays tribute to a true legend of Australian television, broadcaster Brian Henderson (1931–2021).

By Mel Bondfield / 9 Aug 2021
Oral History
Television
Jul 2021

Australia's Olympic stories

With the Olympic Games in Tokyo, we profile some of Australia's Olympic stories of recent decades and examine the important role the event has played in our cultural identity.

By Johnny Milner / 28 Jul 2021
Photographs
Radio
Sound
Television

Vale John Cornell

A tribute to John Cornell, the talented writer and highly respected business visionary, who has passed away at age 80.

By Gayle Lake / 26 Jul 2021
Film
Television