During 'Wimbledon Fortnight', we celebrate the incredible career of the tennis trailblazer.
Listen to a special presentation about Australian film icon, Chips Rafferty.
For a decade in the 1930s and 40s, Mavis Ripper was Australia's leading film costume designer.
Deborah Conway, along with her partner and collaborator Willy Zygier, performed a special concert at the NFSA.
The first Academy Award ever won by an Australian is in the NFSA collection.
In 1929, Hoyts – with help from Studebaker and the Shell Oil Company – loaded cinema sound equipment onto a truck so regional Australia could experience the latest in 'talking pictures'.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
For International Women's Day, we present a portrait of the pioneering Australian filmmakers, the McDonagh Sisters – Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis.
Can you help us identify these Sydney locations from landmark 1920s films made by the McDonagh sisters?
To celebrate 100 years of Felix the Cat, we’ve reached into our magic bag of tricks to bring you some excerpts from the original cartoons.
Listen to excerpts from an Oral History interview with Elise Lockwood. Twenty-five years ago, she was the stills photographer on the set of 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' (1994).
A visit to the NFSA gave one family history researcher the chance to learn more about the adventures of her great uncle in the early 1920s.
The Heidelberg Golf Club in Melbourne recently donated to the NFSA a film from the 1920s showing the club and its surrounds at the time of its formation.
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