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Hear stories about leading stars and filmmakers featured in our Australians & Hollywood exhibition.
In a new Inspired video interview, Leah Purcell talks about the impact of seeing black worlds on screen.
See rare home movies of the 1939 Wallabies bound for a UK tour that never happened.
This rare home movie footage from 1939 features the Australian rugby union team en route to the UK – and a tour that would never take place due to the outbreak of war.
From Gallipoli to the home front, our website features many sights and sounds of the First World War and Anzac Day commemorations.
Australian films have been nominated in nearly every category at the Academy Awards.
Australian set decorator Ken Muggleston recalls the moment he first learned he'd won an Academy Award.
Listen to Alex Sloan in conversation at the NFSA with Sue and Saroo Brierley. They talk about how Saroo's life became the film Lion and also Sue's book Lioness, a prequel of sorts to her son's story.
The NFSA has identified rare footage of the 1920–21 Ashes Test series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Ginger Meggs, Australia’s longest-running comic strip character, has chalked up a century. The NFSA marks the milestone with newly digitised footage of Ginger and his creator James Charles Bancks.
Samuel François-Steininger has colourised footage from the NFSA collection of Benjamin, the last Tasmanian Tiger in captivity.
In celebration of the 160th anniversary of Dame Nellie Melba’s birth, we reveal previously unseen private footage of Australia’s ‘Queen of Song’.
A look at the red satin dress worn by Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!, on the film's 20th anniversary.
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