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.
Caitlyn LeRoy, who works at the NFSA, discovers early footage of her family and place of birth in the collection.
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.
An Ancient History professor explored her own past when she watched an episode of a quiz show she'd participated in as a child.
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.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
Three siblings starred in a film. Forty years later, they watched themselves on screen for the first time.
The NFSA Video Selfie Booth is now open in the Front Room at Acton.
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