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A former child actor revisits the Japanese-Australian Western he starred in more than 50 years ago.
We revisit the 2000 Sydney Olympics, which opened 20 years ago this week.
On 10 September 1950, Joan Sutherland won a major singing competition that helped launch her career.
An iconic moment which has metaphorically become part of Australia’s DNA – Cathy Freeman's historic Olympic victory from 20 years ago – is now stored on actual DNA, thanks to a new NFSA data storage pilot project.
The Australian History Timeline features over 90 film clips showcasing a unique collection of Australian history documentaries. Part 3 covers the 1950s to the 2000s.
In 2019 the NFSA celebrated the 40th anniversary of 'Prisoner' with the show's stars, Val Lehman and Amanda Muggleton, and musician Allan Caswell.
Costume designer Norma Moriceau drew on her background in the London punk scene when creating iconic costumes for Mad Max 2 and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.
George Ogilvie – widely recognised as one of Australia's most acclaimed theatre, film and television directors – passed away peacefully on 5 April 2020.
Janine Winfree, the recipient of the 2019 Ray Edmondson Fellowship, visited the NFSA from George Eastman House in the US to explore our 28mm film collection.
Watch clips from three of the annual Christmas pantomimes produced for TV in the 1960s by NWS9 in Adelaide.
For World Television Day on 21 November, curator Simon Smith shares bloopers and behind-the-scenes footage from a program marking the first 10 years of Australian television.
For World Television Day on 21 November, curator Simon Smith investigates the surviving footage of Australian television's opening night.
The NFSA celebrates Home Movie Day 2019 by participating in a Home Movie Marathon that also coincides with the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
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