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Dec 2016

2016 at the NFSA

The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?

Adam Blackshaw
Documents
Film
Object
Oral History
Photographs
Radio
Sound
Television
Jun 2016

Vale Paul Cox

Paul Cox, Australia's most prolific film auteur, has passed away.

Gayle Lake
Film

Number 96: smashing taboos in the 1970s

Three Number 96 experts - series creator David Sale, TV historian Andrew Mercado and author Nigel Giles - discuss the taboo smashing 1970s soap opera.

Jemma Pietrus
Television
May 2016

Authentic B-grade

In association with the St Kilda Film Festival, the NFSA presents a comedy double bill of two short films from the late 1970s.

Heather Gill
Film
Photographs
Posters

Caddie's Feminist Legacy

The second part of our celebration of Caddie's 40th anniversary, focusing on the feminist legacy of the film.

Adam Blackshaw
Documents
Film
Oral History
Photographs

Caddie turns 40

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Caddie, a breakthrough feature of the Australian film revival of the 1970s.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Oral History
Photographs
Posters
Mar 2016

Batman goes Au Go-Go!

Watch Batman and Robin get down in this newsreel from 1966. Crayzee daddy-o!

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Television

International Women's Day

Highlighting the achievements of nine Australian leaders for International Women's Day on 8 March.

Stephen Groenewegen
Film
Oral History
Photographs
Radio
Television
Jan 2016

The other Kelly Gang film

A new piece of information discovered has led to the identification of a rare 1911 Ned Kelly Gang film.

Sian Louise Mitchell
Film
Dec 2015

2015 at the NFSA

Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2015? Part 1 includes iconic Australian films and kangaroos on Sesame Street.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Television