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May 2022

NFSA Restores: Strictly Ballroom

The new NFSA digital restoration of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom has been selected to screen at the 75th Cannes Film Festival in May 2022.

Film

Deep Dive: When the Camera Stopped Rolling Q&A

The NFSA's Karina Libbey hosts a post-screening Q&A with the makers of the documentary When the Camera Stopped Rolling.

By Karina Libbey / 9 May 2022
Film

Regional TV: Colour to Digital

Bronwyn Barnett looks at the challenges faced by regional television from the late 1960s to the present.

By Bronwyn Barnett / 6 May 2022
Television

Deep Dive: David Stratton – My Favourite Movies

Listen to David Stratton in conversation at the NFSA with Alex Sloan about his new book, My Favourite Movies, in February 2022.

By Travis Green / 3 May 2022
Film
Sound
Apr 2022

Regional TV in Australia

People living in regional areas on the east coast of Australia began receiving television for the first time in late 1961 and throughout 1962.

By Bronwyn Barnett / 27 Apr 2022
Television

May at Arc Cinema

What's on at the NFSA's Arc cinema in Canberra in May?

By Matt Kemp / 21 Apr 2022
Film
Sound

Anzac Day Online

From Gallipoli to the home front, our website features many sights and sounds of the First World War and Anzac Day commemorations.

By Stephen Groenewegen / 20 Apr 2022
Film

Home of the Blizzard

The NFSA launches an online Antarctic adventure game using historic Antarctic footage from our collection.

By Adam Blackshaw / 6 Apr 2022
Film
Mar 2022

Vale Shane Warne

Commemorating the passing of Shane Warne, Australian cricketing legend, with some highlights from his career.

By Jeff Wray / 30 Mar 2022
Television

Australian Films and the Oscars

Australian films have been nominated in nearly every category at the Academy Awards.

By Stephen Groenewegen / 22 Mar 2022
Film