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.
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2018 takes place on 27 October. The NFSA's Gayle Lake and Richard Vorobieff discuss the significance of preserving our heritage.
As part of our Newscaf series, we revisit the moment 25 years ago when Sydney won the right to host the 2000 Summer Olympic Games.
Jennifer Coombes explores the life of Pearl Schweig, an actress from the 1930s Cinesound casting books who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
Film curator Tara Marynowsky looks at a preserved collection of 16mm home movies of Wirth's Circus and the family that ran it.
Meet the Australian star who worked opposite Clark Gable, Greta Garbo and the Marx Brothers in 1930s Hollywood – Caesar, the Alsatian dog from Belka, WA.
Jane Campion's bold and unconventional work has been acclaimed around the world.
We've recently acquired a die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
Marking the 80th anniversary of 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' starring Errol Flynn.
The granddaughter of actress Diana Du Cane contacted us after seeing her grandmother in one of the Cinesound casting books featured in the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition.
The first trans-Arctic flight took place 90 years ago. It's one of many memorable flying feats chronicled in our new Early Aviators curated collection.
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