The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
A look at the red satin dress worn by Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!, as featured in Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
A special Graham Kennedy screening with guest panellists formed part of the 2017 St Kilda Film Festival.
The NFSA recently acquired costumes, scrapbooks and other memorabilia recording the career of Hal Turner, who played one of the first recognisable children's characters on Australian television.
The story behind Graham Kennedy's overseas trip in July 1961, and his break from hosting 'In Melbourne Tonight'.
One of the most unusual Graham Kennedy items in our collection is a candle in the shape of his head.
The NFSA celebrates the larger-than-life career of an entertainment legend.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
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