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For World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, explore the transporting power of home movies.
See all the highlights from the legendary Carlton-Collingwood grand final.
Marking the 50th anniversary of the West Gate Bridge disaster.
We mark World Day for Audiovisual Heritage and Home Movie Day with footage of Australia's top overseas travel destinations.
On a recent holiday to Australia, a former child actor visited the NFSA to watch the Japanese Western he starred in more than 50 years ago.
It was 70 years ago – on 10 September 1950 – that the 23-year-old Joan Sutherland won a major singing competition that helped set her on the road to international stardom.
The Australian History Timeline features over 90 film clips showcasing a unique collection of Australian history documentaries. Part 3 covers the 1950s to the 2000s.
In 2019 the NFSA celebrated the 40th anniversary of 'Prisoner' with the show's stars, Val Lehman and Amanda Muggleton, and musician Allan Caswell.
George Ogilvie – widely recognised as one of Australia's most acclaimed theatre, film and television directors – passed away peacefully on 5 April 2020.
A determined son found footage of his mother’s gold medal win at the 1972 Paralympics in the NFSA collection.
Watch clips from three of the annual Christmas pantomimes produced for TV in the 1960s by NWS9 in Adelaide.
For World Television Day on 21 November, curator Simon Smith shares bloopers and behind-the-scenes footage from a program marking the first 10 years of Australian television.
For World Television Day on 21 November, curator Simon Smith investigates the surviving footage of Australian television's opening night.
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