The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
Janine Winfree, the recipient of the 2019 Ray Edmondson Fellowship, visited the NFSA from George Eastman House in the US to explore our 28mm film collection.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
Before he was 'Whispering Jack', John Farnham was a teen idol named Johnny who was crowned 'King of Pop' five times.
New film and sound recordings have been added to the Anzac Sight Sound website to coincide with the centenary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on 28 June, contributing to the final phase of First World War commemorations.
From Gallipoli to the home front, our website features many sights and sounds of the First World War.
For years the negative of Wake in Fright (1971) was thought to be lost forever. Here is the story behind the restoration and re-release of the classic Australian film.
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.
To mark Remembrance Day 2018, and the centenary of the end of the First World War, the NFSA is screening Peter Jackson's new film, 'They Shall Not Grow Old'.
Dr Charles Gower was delighted to watch himself in a government documentary, 45 years after it was filmed.
Photographs, news and home movie footage capture the excitement of the opening of the Sydney Opera House, 45 years ago on 20 October 1973.
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