A determined son found footage of his mother’s gold medal win at the 1972 Paralympics in the NFSA collection.
Watch the only known colour footage of Sir Donald Bradman playing cricket.
Watch recently restored footage of a unique wedding ceremony in the skies over Sydney in 1932.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
This week marks 120 years since the birth of Australian singer-songwriter Jack O'Hagan, who wrote over 600 songs including 'Along The Road To Gundagai' and 'Our Don Bradman'.
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.
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.
A portrait of the pioneering filmmakers, The McDonagh Sisters - Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis. NFSA Restores: The Cheaters screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival 2018.
A look at the creation of the iconic 'Louie the Fly' jingle, named by the NFSA in 2018 as one of the Sounds of Australia.
In 2017 we found new and exciting ways to connect with our audiences through festivals, programs and special events. Here's a look back at some of the highlights.
These 1930s Cinesound casting books form the heart of the NFSA and National Portrait Gallery collaborative exhibition, 'Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits'.
Our free monthly Vinyl Lounge celebrated its 4th birthday on 6 October, with a memorable evening that included great music, delicious cake and a very special guest.
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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