In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
A determined son found footage of his mother’s gold medal win at the 1972 Paralympics in the NFSA collection.
10 amazing facts about musician Archie Roach.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
To celebrate Sir Elton John's farewell tour, we've found some rare press conferences and interviews from previous visits to Australia in 1974, 1984 and 1988.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
Clips from an exclusive interview with musician Archie Roach where he talks about family and music as a healer.
Listen to excerpts from an Oral History interview with Elise Lockwood. Twenty-five years ago, she was the stills photographer on the set of 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' (1994).
A brief survey of Australian horror films from the outback thrillers of the 1970s to the work of the influential creators of Saw and The Babadook.
Join us in Canberra on 6 September for a special screening of two episodes of The Evil Touch, a 1970s Australian-US horror-suspense anthology series.
Celebrating 40 years of Simon Townsend's Wonder World! The show that changed the face of children's television in Australia.
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