Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
See highlights from a 1920s movie scrapbook focused on the work of the filmmaking McDonagh sisters.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2015? Part 1 includes iconic Australian films and kangaroos on Sesame Street.
Just another day at the races: Charlie Chaplin lookalikes and a Bathing Beauty competition from 1921.
Assistant Curator Jenny Gall spoke with CJ Dennis biographer Phil Butters, ahead of this week's centenary anniversary of the publication of The Sentimental Bloke.
From a child actor in 'The Sullivans' to playing Dewey Crowe in 'Justified', Damon Herriman's oral history covers his long and varied acting career from the 1970s to now.
Lisa Wilkinson, Don Walker, Steve Liebmann and Chris Haywood recently visited the NFSA. Watch the interviews here.
Michael Waterhouse is sharing rare 1930s film shot by his grandfather on the Papua New Guinea goldfields. He talks about tracking down and reconstructing his grandfather’s films.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
This surreal black-and-white animation from 1931 was produced by the Australian Dried Fruits Association’s Dried Fruits Publicity Committee.
Anne Louise Lambert came to the NFSA for the 40th anniversary screening of Picnic at Hanging Rock on 7 August 2015. We spoke with her about the film's legacy, and the effect it had on her life.
Discover the history of Darwin, Northern Territory through these items from the NFSA collection.
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