A determined son found footage of his mother’s gold medal win at the 1972 Paralympics in the NFSA collection.
Watch the only known colour footage of Sir Donald Bradman playing cricket.
Watch recently restored footage of a unique wedding ceremony in the skies over Sydney in 1932.
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.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was one of the first to take rock and punk music seriously.
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.
Photographs, news and home movie footage capture the excitement of the opening of the Sydney Opera House, 45 years ago on 20 October 1973.
Film curator Tara Marynowsky looks at a preserved collection of 16mm home movies of Wirth's Circus and the family that ran it.
Meet the Australian star who worked opposite Clark Gable, Greta Garbo and the Marx Brothers in 1930s Hollywood – Caesar, the Alsatian dog from Belka, WA.
On her birthday, we share images of Merle Oberon from the NFSA's Taussig Film Stills Collection. Publicity for the Hollywood star always claimed she was born in Tasmania but a different story emerged after her death.
Dr Jenny Gall, Assistant Curator Documents and Artefacts, previews the forthcoming NFSA-National Portrait Gallery exhibition, Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
We look back at the legacy of Daddy Cool, a band which delivered many firsts for Australian music.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
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