In 1929, Hoyts took the latest 'talking pictures' technology on tour to regional Australia.
Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
An Adelaide dentist and amateur filmmaker has donated almost 10 hours of footage which helps chronicle the Australian and international Paralympic movement in the 1970s and 80s.
On the anniversary of the release of 'Gallipoli' in August 1981, we share this appearance of director Peter Weir and actors Mel Gibson and David Argue on the popular The Mike Walsh Show.
Radio Archivist Chris Arneil looks at the outcomes of our Gaywaves LGBTI radio preservation program.
How the NFSA takes care of pests and mould, and what you can do at home to protect your own collections.
There were several future film and TV makers shooting home movies at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne.
Ross O'Donovan talks about the impact that the film Starstruck (1982) has had on his life.
Go behind-the-scenes at the circus with rare home movie footage of Australia's Con Colleano, the world-famous 'Wizard of the Wire'.
Production designer Melinda Doring has donated her mother's unique collection of home movies, including never-before-seen footage of The Beatles.
Sally Jackson traces the journey of Italian films to Australia via World Film Distributors and through the hands of collectors to the NFSA.
Clips from a Q&A with actress Anne Louise Lambert (Miranda), plus more outtakes from our 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' online exhibition, '40 Years of Mystery'.
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