Every Australian knows the chorus of 'Waltzing Matilda' but who sang the song first?
This television ad for Woman's Day magazine's Melbourne Cup edition shows a slice of Australian life in 1982.
NFSA staff discuss the significance of preserving our audiovisual heritage.
Overcoming childhood adversity, Australian silent movie star Annette Kellerman took on the world – swimming, acting, performing and writing herself into the history books.
A portrait of the pioneering filmmakers, The McDonagh Sisters - Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis. NFSA Restores: The Cheaters screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival 2018.
The NFSA has recently digitised to 4K the groundbreaking 1924 Russian science-fiction feature film 'Aelita: Queen of Mars'.
The NFSA recently acquired two signed photographs of silent film star Louise Lovely and a letter of hers responding to a fan in 1916.
The NFSA restores three silent films starring Snowy Baker - Australian Olympian, filmmaker and trainer of Hollywood stars.
Restoring 'The Cheaters', a 1929 silent film by the pioneering McDonagh sisters.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
Sally Jackson traces the journey of Italian films to Australia via World Film Distributors and through the hands of collectors to the NFSA.
David Donaldson, the inaugural Director of the Sydney Film Festival, shines a light on the career of South Australian-born Hollywood pioneer JP McGowan.
The NFSA has released silent classic film The Kid Stakes (1927) on DVD and Blu-ray for the first time.
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