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See Sydney public transport through the ages - including the monorail and hydrofoil.
Rolf de Heer speaks about his movie The Tracker: its influences, production and legacy.
Listen to a special Q&A with Val Lehman, Amanda Muggleton and Allan Caswell.
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.
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.
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.
Film curator Tara Marynowsky looks at a preserved collection of 16mm home movies of Wirth's Circus and the family that ran it.
Meet the Australian star who worked opposite Clark Gable, Greta Garbo and the Marx Brothers in 1930s Hollywood – Caesar, the Alsatian dog from Belka, WA.
We've recently acquired a die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
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