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Jul 2022

NFSA Presents: Inspired

In the latest NFSA Presents: Inspired interview, Jenny Cooney talks to Callan McAuliffe about films, actors and filmmakers that have influenced and inspired him.

Film
Jun 2022

NFSA Presents: Inspired

In this NFSA Presents: Inspired interview, Jenny Cooney talks to Leah Purcell (The Drover's Wife) about our film history and the impact of seeing black worlds on screen.

Film

Australians in Hollywood: Oral Histories

We dive deep into the NFSA Oral History collection to present stories about leading stars and filmmakers featured in our Australians & Hollywood exhibition.

By Sean O'Brien / 27 Jun 2022
Oral History

Evonne Goolagong-Cawley

Johnny Milner takes a closer look at tennis legend Evonne Goolagong-Cawley's career – from Barellan to Wimbledon.

By Johnny Milner / 10 Jun 2022
Film
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
Mar 2022

Harbour Bridge Opening

When the Sydney Harbour Bridge opened on 19 March 1932, Cinesound Productions' newsreel secured the scoop of a lifetime.

By Beth Taylor / 17 Mar 2022
Film
Photographs
Feb 2022

Women's and Children's Programs

In the fourth of a 5-part series, Dr Jeannine Baker reveals some of the women who shaped and redefined television content for women and children.

By Jeannine Baker / 28 Feb 2022
Oral History
Photographs
Television

NFSA Presents: Inspired

In the latest NFSA Presents: Inspired interview, Jenny Cooney talks to Damon Herriman about his favourite Australian films and making it in Hollywood.

Film

March at Arc Cinema

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

By Matt Kemp / 23 Feb 2022
Film

Ozploitation!

Johnny Milner takes a look at the low-budget Australian genre filmmaking of the 1970s and 1980s.

By Johnny Milner / 21 Feb 2022
Film