Listen to excerpts from Richard Kingsmill's 1988 community radio documentary about the Australian music industry.
The Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition opens in Geraldton, WA on 27 September.
These 24 glass slides set out Walter Scott Griffiths' alternative vision for Canberra.
Mark Foy's fashion parades from the 1940s and '50s, featuring designers Pierre Balmain and Schiaparelli, captured in gorgeous colour footage.
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.
Construction of the Perth to Coolgardie Water Scheme is a story of personal tragedy, political rivalries, corruption and trial by media that nearly tore apart Australia at the moment of its birth.
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.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
A Town Like Alice premiered in Australia on 24 July 1956 and celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2016.
Sally Jackson traces the journey of Italian films to Australia via World Film Distributors and through the hands of collectors to the NFSA.
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