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Nov 2021

David Dalaithngu: A Portrait

A look at David Dalaithngu's 50-year career and his profound impact on Australian cinema.

By Liz McNiven / 30 Nov 2021
Film
Photographs

NFSA Presents: Inspired

NFSA Presents: Inspired is a collection of conversations that dive into the creativity, the inspiration, and the success of Australian cinematic talent.

Film

December at Arc Cinema

What's on at the NFSA's Arc cinema in Canberra in December?

By Matt Kemp / 17 Nov 2021
Film
Oct 2021

NFSA Restores: Radiance

The NFSA has completed a full digital restoration of Rachel Perkins' acclaimed directorial debut, Radiance (1998).

By Elena Guest / 21 Oct 2021
Film
Jul 2021

Vale John Cornell

A tribute to John Cornell, the talented writer and highly respected business visionary, who has passed away at age 80.

By Gayle Lake / 26 Jul 2021
Film
Television
Jun 2021

The Cultural Icons

Canberra is home to 12 of Australia’s most iconic cultural institutions. And for the first time in history, these icons are collaborating to give 12 unique perspectives of Australia’s story.

Film
Photographs

Deep Dive: The Sentimental Bloke

Listen to a Q&A with composer Paul Mac about writing a new score for the NFSA Restores digital restoration of The Sentimental Bloke.

By Johnny Milner / 7 Jun 2021
Film
Sound
May 2021

David Dalaithngu: Screen legend

We are celebrating the life and work of one of Australia's finest actors with a curated collection. 

By Beth Taylor / 26 May 2021
Film
Photographs

The Busy Bee and the Rotten Road

The story behind the 'Official Film of the Busy Bee, May 10th 1914’, a record of a community working bee to repair a Perth roadway.

By Tamara Osicka / 14 May 2021
Film
Feb 2021

Exploring Australian Film Music

Explore one of the more under-appreciated dimensions of cinema through our Australian Film Music curated collection.

By Johnny Milner / 16 Feb 2021
Film