On 21 June 1999, Prime Minister John Howard opened a major extension to the NFSA building.
The acclaimed 1994 documentary has been digitally restored 25 years after its release.
The NFSA collection contains over 100 political glass slide advertisements, dating from 1917 to 1976.
We had to build a custom-made device and photograph 465 frames in order to bring back to life a 1901 Kinora cricket film!
The new NFSA documentary Steam on the Harbour showcases Darling Harbour as a busy railway goods yard, long before it became a Sydney tourist destination.
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.
Sally Jackson traces the journey of Italian films to Australia via World Film Distributors and through the hands of collectors to the NFSA.
A former railway signaller, Film Curatorial Officer Jeff Wray explores the train films of Roger McKenzie.
Film Preservation Officer Paul Heslin went to George Eastman Museum in New York, and was fascinated by the restoration of Tod Browning's Drifting.
David Donaldson, the inaugural Director of the Sydney Film Festival, shines a light on the career of South Australian-born Hollywood pioneer JP McGowan.
As the 120th anniversary of cinema in Australia creeps up on us, Curator Sally Jackson takes a moment to consider how Australians recognise their cinema heritage.
Just another day at the races: Charlie Chaplin lookalikes and a Bathing Beauty competition from 1921.
Les McLaren is one of a group of Australian filmmakers who made significant documentaries in Papua New Guinea in the 1970s–1990s. We talked with him about their legacy.
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