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For World TV Day 2020, take a deep dive into our television collection.
A recording in the NFSA collection allowed Teilo Nicholls to finally hear his great-uncle's voice.
Jeanne Little entertained millions of Australians during a TV career that spanned four decades.
For World TV Day 2020, sample some key moments in the evolution of Australian broadcasting and take a deep dive into our television collection.
Restoring 'The Cheaters', a 1929 silent film by the pioneering McDonagh sisters.
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.
It was 70 years ago – on 10 September 1950 – that the 23-year-old Joan Sutherland won a major singing competition that helped set her on the road to international stardom.
The Australian History Timeline features over 90 film clips showcasing a unique collection of Australian history documentaries. Part 3 covers the 1950s to the 2000s.
In 2019 the NFSA celebrated the 40th anniversary of 'Prisoner' with the show's stars, Val Lehman and Amanda Muggleton, and musician Allan Caswell.
George Ogilvie – widely recognised as one of Australia's most acclaimed theatre, film and television directors – passed away peacefully on 5 April 2020.
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'.
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?
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