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Director Pat Fiske shares how the landmark documentary came together.
What we collected in 2020 – including items about the bushfires and COVID-19.
What was the most popular content on our website this year?
The NFSA has acquired 24 glass slides by Walter Scott Griffiths illustrating his alternative vision for Australia’s future capital city.
The NFSA collection contains over 100 political glass slide advertisements from 1917 to 1976.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
How the NFSA takes care of pests and mould, and what you can do at home to protect your own collections.
Some of the most striking film posters in the NFSA collection originate from Poland.
The NFSA has been collecting local and international posters of Australian feature films for many years.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
NFSA experts understand the importance of sharing their knowledge and experience with their peers. Conservation Manager Mick Newnham recently spent five days training remote Indigenous archivists.
Curator Itzell Tazzyman introduces 21st century audiences to the wonders of 19th century magic lanterns.
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