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Feb 2018

Characters and costumes

Jenny Gall takes a look at some classic Australian film costumes and how they've shaped the memorable characters who wore them.

Jenny Gall
Film
Object
Dec 2017

Mr Squiggle's Christmas cards

This collection of hand-illustrated greeting cards from Mr Squiggle creator Norman Hetherington to Pat Lovell is representative of a wonderful working friendship.

Jessica Bolton
Documents
Television
Feb 2017

Cricket legends in action, 100 years later

We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Object
Aug 2016

Saving LGBTI radio

Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.

Chris Arneil
Radio
Sound

Pest control

How the NFSA takes care of pests and mould, and what you can do at home to protect your own collections.

Robert Waterfall
Object
Jun 2016

Polish film posters

Some of the most striking film posters in the NFSA collection originate from Poland.

Stephen Groenewegen
Documents
Film
Posters
Apr 2016

Bellisimo! Rescuing vintage Italian films

Sally Jackson traces the journey of Italian films to Australia via World Film Distributors and through the hands of collectors to the NFSA.

Sally Jackson
Film
Feb 2016

Return to Hanging Rock

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'.

Stephen Groenewegen
Film
Oral History
Aug 2015

Picnic costumes: the details in the dresses

Documents and artefacts curator Jenny Gall takes a closer look at two of the costumes featured in our online exhibition Picnic at Hanging Rock: 40 Years of Mystery.

Jenny Gall
Documents
Film

Anne Louise Lambert interview

Anne Louise Lambert came to the NFSA for the 40th anniversary screening of Picnic at Hanging Rock on 7 August 2015. We spoke with her about the film's legacy, and the effect it had on her life.

Miguel Gonzalez
Documents
Film