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.
The NFSA celebrates Home Movie Day 2019 by participating in a Home Movie Marathon that also coincides with the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
Mark Foy's fashion parades from the 1940s and '50s, featuring designers Pierre Balmain and Schiaparelli, captured in gorgeous colour footage.
For years the negative of Wake in Fright (1971) was thought to be lost forever. Here is the story behind the restoration and re-release of the classic Australian film.
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.
Dr Charles Gower was delighted to watch himself in a government documentary, 45 years after it was filmed.
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.
Audiences are about to discover the man behind the camera in the NFSA’s new exhibition Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures.
We've recently acquired a die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
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