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.
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that the following article contains the names, images and voices of deceased persons.
A rare copy of the restored original TV broadcast of the July 1969 Apollo 11 Moon landing, previously given by NASA to the CSIRO, will now be preserved at the NFSA.
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.
You wont wan't to skip this! We take an affectionate look at a true Australian icon – Skippy the Bush Kangaroo is now the star of her very own NFSA online exhibition.
Award-winning film critic Adrian Martin writes about The Nun (AKA La Religieuse), which screens at Arc cinema on 10 May as part of the Cinema Reborn season.
From Gallipoli to the home front, our website features many sights and sounds of the First World War.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was one of the first to take rock and punk music seriously.
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.
For World Television Day, we're highlighting some recently discovered lost TV performances of Olivia Newton-John from 1965.
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'.
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