In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2018?
To mark Remembrance Day 2018, and the centenary of the end of the First World War, the NFSA is screening Peter Jackson's new film, 'They Shall Not Grow Old'.
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2018 takes place on 27 October. The NFSA's Gayle Lake and Richard Vorobieff discuss the significance of preserving our heritage.
For World Home Movie Day on 20 October we share early colour home movies of Sydney and San Francisco from award-winning filmmaker and NFSA Ambassador, Anthony Buckley.
Photographs, news and home movie footage capture the excitement of the opening of the Sydney Opera House, 45 years ago on 20 October 1973.
Overcoming childhood adversity, Australian silent movie star Annette Kellerman took on the world – swimming, acting, performing and writing herself into the history books.
Film curator Tara Marynowsky looks at a preserved collection of 16mm home movies of Wirth's Circus and the family that ran it.
It is 10 years since the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia became an independent statutory authority.
The empowering 1979 classic Australian film My Brilliant Career has been digitally restored as part of the NFSA Restores program.
The NFSA has supplied hundreds of ultra-high definition clips to the Sir John Monash Centre in France, including the restored The Digger Carries On (1919).
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