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We were excited to reopen our doors to the public on 1 August – with a Bluey pyjama party!
Documentary filmmaker John Darling was a respectful custodian of Balinese culture.
See Sydney public transport through the ages - including the monorail and hydrofoil.
A look back at the portrayal of women and men as homemakers and breadwinners in cinema advertising from the 1940s.
Listen to Dr Andrew Pike's special presentation at the NFSA about Australian film icon, Chips Rafferty.
Amy Butterfield considers the wave of high-profile crimes in the 1960s that led commentators to proclaim that Australia had 'lost its innocence'.
Costume designer Norma Moriceau drew on her background in the London punk scene when creating iconic costumes for Mad Max 2 and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.
The insane, death-defying sequences, performed by talented stunt performers, are a huge part of the appeal of the Mad Max films.
Johnny Milner takes a closer listen to the soundscape of Mad Max and Mad Max 2, highlighting the film scores of composer Brian May.
Richard Lowenstein and film editor Tayler Martin discuss the making of Mystify: Michael Hutchence, the music of INXS, and the life of Michael Hutchence.
Director George Miller talks about making the first Mad Max film, released in US cinemas 40 years ago this month.
The first Academy Award ever won by an Australian is in the NFSA collection.
As public gatherings to commemorate Anzac Day in 2020 are not going ahead because of COVID-19, we're sharing home movies of marches from Anzac Day in 1933, 1946 and 1980.
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