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.
To celebrate Sir Elton John's farewell tour, we've found some rare press conferences and interviews from previous visits to Australia in 1974, 1984 and 1988.
In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
The NFSA celebrates Home Movie Day 2019 by participating in a Home Movie Marathon that also coincides with the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
Sydney community radio station 2SER 107.3 first went to air on 1 October 1979. Station archivist Dr Liz Giuffre shares excerpts from a music industry documentary by Richard Kingsmill that was broadcast on 2SER in 1988.
NFSA Restores: Eternity premieres at the Sydney Film Festival. The acclaimed 1994 documentary has been digitally restored 25 years after its release.
The NFSA Video Selfie Booth is now open in the Front Room at Acton.
The NFSA is proud to announce that its reconstruction of the censored 1917 film The Great Strike has been inscribed in the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
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.
We pay tribute to former NFSA Board member and Federal Member for Hinkler, Paul Neville.
Through our Newscaf program, we share footage of some of the famous stars who love the Opera House – including Oprah Winfrey and Jackie Chan.
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