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For World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, explore the transporting power of home movies.
See all the highlights from the legendary Carlton-Collingwood grand final.
Marking the 50th anniversary of the West Gate Bridge disaster.
A 1931 nitrate film about the champion racehorse Phar Lap has been donated to the NFSA.
Film curator Sally Jackson writes about Australia's first cinema animations for the 2014 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on 27 October.
Groundbreaking Australian TV crime drama Homicide is 50. Broadcast curator Simon Smith celebrates with behind-the-scenes images, production documents and interviews from the show's history.
Broadcast curator Helen Tully writes about a time when listening to the airwaves or watching TV required a licence.
Watch three amateur films from the 1950s and 60s on the theme of 'fashion’.
50 years ago today Melbourne’s fourth television channel, ATV Channel 0 (now Channel 10), broadcast its opening night gala variety show THIS IS IT and thanks to preservation by the NFSA you can watch some of it here.
The NFSA looks to the television collection to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Channel 10 in Melbourne, then known as ATV0.
The NFSA has released rare footage of one of Australian Rules football’s greatest players, Essendon forward John Coleman. Film curator Simon Smith made the discovery.
In partnership with the St Kilda Film Festival, the NFSA presents six of Ernest Singer’s 16mm home movies from the 1950s, projected on the big screen for the very first time.
The NFSA joined with nine other organisations to produce Australia’s first online Encyclopedia of women leaders including women who have made notable contributions to television.
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