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Nov 2021

David Dalaithngu: A Portrait

A look at David Dalaithngu's 50-year career and his profound impact on Australian cinema.

By Liz McNiven / 30 Nov 2021
Film
Photographs

NFSA Presents: Inspired

NFSA Presents: Inspired is a collection of conversations that dive into the creativity, the inspiration, and the success of Australian cinematic talent.

Film

1956 Olympics – home movies

There were several future film and TV makers shooting home movies at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne.

By Adam Blackshaw / 22 Nov 2021
Film
Oct 2021

NFSA Restores: Radiance

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

By Elena Guest / 21 Oct 2021
Film

Amateur Cine Societies

For World Home Movie Day 2021, curator Heather Gill highlights the work of Australia's amateur cine societies.

By Heather Gill / 14 Oct 2021
Film
Aug 2021

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
Jul 2021

The Corricks in Tasmania

NFSA curator Jillian Mackenzie writes about the Ten Days on the Island festival where she took the newly digitised Corrick Collection on tour.

By Jillian Mackenzie / 1 Jul 2021
Film
Jun 2021

Deep Dive: The Sentimental Bloke

Listen to a Q&A with composer Paul Mac about writing a new score for the NFSA Restores digital restoration of The Sentimental Bloke.

By Johnny Milner / 7 Jun 2021
Film
Sound
May 2021

David Dalaithngu: Screen legend

We are celebrating the life and work of one of Australia's finest actors with a curated collection. 

By Beth Taylor / 26 May 2021
Film
Photographs