In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
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.
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.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was a pioneer when it came to giving rock music the serious attention it deserved.
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.
Discover the history of Darwin, Northern Territory through these items from the NFSA collection.
Watch recent Oral History interview subjects talk about their connection to the NFSA.
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