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.
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.
The NFSA has acquired 24 glass slides by Walter Scott Griffiths illustrating his alternative vision for Australia’s future capital city.
Join us in Canberra on 6 September for a special screening of two episodes of The Evil Touch, a 1970s Australian-US horror-suspense anthology series.
Celebrating 40 years of Simon Townsend's Wonder World! The show that changed the face of children's television in Australia.
Fredd Bear, the much-loved children’s television character from the late 1960s and early 70s, has arrived at the NFSA.
Before he was 'Whispering Jack', John Farnham was a teen idol named Johnny who was crowned 'King of Pop' five times.
The NFSA collection contains over 100 political glass slide advertisements from 1917 to 1976.
Within a generation, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers have become a vibrant presence in the centre of filmmaking in Australia.
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