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.
Janine Winfree, the recipient of the 2019 Ray Edmondson Fellowship, visited the NFSA from George Eastman House in the US to explore our 28mm film collection.
New film and sound recordings have been added to the Anzac Sight Sound website to coincide with the centenary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on 28 June, contributing to the final phase of First World War commemorations.
NFSA Restores: Eternity premieres at the Sydney Film Festival. The acclaimed 1994 documentary has been digitally restored 25 years after its release.
From Gallipoli to the home front, our website features many sights and sounds of the First World War.
The NFSA provided nearly three-quarters of the footage used in the groundbreaking four-part series Australia in Colour.
To mark Remembrance Day 2018, and the centenary of the end of the First World War, the NFSA is screening Peter Jackson's new film, 'They Shall Not Grow Old'.
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.
Jane Campion's bold and unconventional work has been acclaimed around the world.
The empowering 1979 classic Australian film My Brilliant Career has been digitally restored as part of the NFSA Restores program.
The NFSA has supplied hundreds of ultra-high definition clips to the Sir John Monash Centre in France, including the restored The Digger Carries On (1919).
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