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.
A look at Betty Bryant, once Australia’s most famed film ingénue, who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits, now open on the Gold Coast.
Sir Donald Bradman is recognised internationally as one of the greatest cricketers of all time, but did you know he also briefly acted in a movie?
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.
Film curator Tara Marynowsky looks at a preserved collection of 16mm home movies of Wirth's Circus and the family that ran it.
Dr Jenny Gall, Assistant Curator Documents and Artefacts, previews the forthcoming NFSA-National Portrait Gallery exhibition, Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
Production designer Melinda Doring has donated her mother's unique collection of home movies, including never-before-seen footage of The Beatles.
Highlighting the achievements of nine Australian leaders for International Women's Day on 8 March.
We celebrate the 70th anniversary of Charles Kingsford Smith biopic 'Smithy' with a look at Billy Hughes' cameo in the film.
Completing an internship at the NFSA led Emily George to an unexpected family connection to the radio collection.
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