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We pay tribute to singer-songwriter Max Merritt, who had a big 1970s hit with 'Slippin' Away'.
A former child actor revisits the Japanese-Australian Western he starred in more than 50 years ago.
We revisit the 2000 Sydney Olympics, which opened 20 years ago this week.
An iconic moment which has metaphorically become part of Australia’s DNA – Cathy Freeman's historic Olympic victory from 20 years ago – is now stored on actual DNA, thanks to a new NFSA data storage pilot project.
We commemorate the life of celebrated English singer Dame Vera Lynn, affectionately known as the 'Forces' Sweetheart', who has passed away at the age of 103.
Deborah Conway, along with her partner and collaborator Willy Zygier, performed a special concert at the NFSA.
In 1929, Hoyts – with help from Studebaker and the Shell Oil Company – loaded cinema sound equipment onto a truck so regional Australia could experience the latest in 'talking pictures'.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
For International Women's Day, we present a portrait of the pioneering Australian filmmakers, the McDonagh Sisters – Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis.
Can you help us identify these Sydney locations from landmark 1920s films made by the McDonagh sisters?
To celebrate 100 years of Felix the Cat, we’ve reached into our magic bag of tricks to bring you some excerpts from the original cartoons.
The NFSA has acquired 24 glass slides by Walter Scott Griffiths illustrating his alternative vision for Australia’s future capital city.
We mark the passing of 'Mr Movies', popular film critic and TV presenter, Bill Collins.
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