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A former child actor revisits the Japanese-Australian Western he starred in more than 50 years ago.
We revisit the 2000 Sydney Olympics, which opened 20 years ago this week.
On 10 September 1950, Joan Sutherland won a major singing competition that helped launch her career.
In the late 1960s and early 70s, up-and-coming rock bands looked to find fame and win big by competing in the ultimate contest – Hoadley's Battle of the Sounds.
For International Women's Day, we present a portrait of the pioneering Australian filmmakers, the McDonagh Sisters – Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
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).
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was one of the first to take rock and punk music seriously.
Sir Donald Bradman is recognised internationally as one of the greatest cricketers of all time, but did you know he also briefly acted in a movie?
Vale Jimmy Hannan, who passed away on 7 January 2019, at the age of 84. We celebrate his life and work, and acknowledge his kind donation to the NFSA.
We pay tribute to rock journalist and NFSA Oral History interviewer, Anthony O'Grady.
Photographs, news and home movie footage capture the excitement of the opening of the Sydney Opera House, 45 years ago on 20 October 1973.
Jennifer Coombes explores the life of Pearl Schweig, an actress from the 1930s Cinesound casting books who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
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