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.
TV acquisitions curator Helen Tully looks at the current and past state of Australian-produced television drama.
NFSA Librarian Jan Thurling takes a look at the local film critic scene - from Australia's very first review, to the new generation of critics.
NFSA Librarian Jan Thurling gives five stars to David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz, who are celebrating 25 years of critiquing films together.
Much-loved Australian film critic John Hinde would have turned 100 today. NFSA Library manager Jan Thurling celebrates the radio and TV personality on his anniversary.
With some big celebrations in Australian film criticism happening this week, Jan Thurling, manager of the NFSA Library, reflects on the changing role of critics.
Film journalist Sandy George looks at the impact of the Adelaide Film Festival.
Music and film festivals and festival posters have become an integral part of Australia’s cultural scene. Collective Passions showcases festival posters in the NFSA collection.
Rod Butler and Mick Newnham share the NFSA's preservation expertise in Noumea.
Rod Butler and Mick Newnham of the NFSA's preservation team provide advice and training to industry colleagues from across the Pacific region.
NFSA's head of preservation, Rod Butler, helps launch the NFSA SEAPAVAA Preservation Award in Malaysia.
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