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.
In association with the St Kilda Film Festival, the NFSA presents a comedy double bill of two short films from the late 1970s.
Crocodile Dundee was a huge international hit. How was it marketed in different countries?
It's been thirty years since Mick 'Crocodile' Dundee charmed audiences worldwide with his laconic humour.
Sally Jackson traces the journey of Italian films to Australia via World Film Distributors and through the hands of collectors to the NFSA.
A former railway signaller, Film Curatorial Officer Jeff Wray explores the train films of Roger McKenzie.
Clips from a Q&A with actress Anne Louise Lambert (Miranda), plus more outtakes from our 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' online exhibition, '40 Years of Mystery'.
Commemorating 50 years since the conversion to decimal currency in Australia. As the jingle says 'Clink go the cents folks, clink, clink, clink. Changeover day is closer than you think.'
The musical comedy Starstruck (1982) and its colourful, outrageous costumes were ahead of their time.
David Bowie appeared on The Don Lane Show's final episode in 1983. It was, in his own words, the first talk show he ever did, and you can watch it here.
Other ways to Support Us