In conversation with the star and director of Ella, a film about the first Indigenous dancer with the Australian Ballet.
A look at the work of contemporary artist and filmmaker Tracey Moffatt.
The process of returning Indigenous cultural materials to communities.
Don't miss The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition at the NFSA before it closes on 18 August 2019.
See a spectacular range of haute couture costumes worn by the stars of The Dressmaker, on show at the NFSA in Canberra from 18 April.
Jennifer Coombes looks at costume sketches and continuity polaroids of Heath Ledger’s portrayal of Ned Kelly, as featured in the exhibition Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures at the NFSA.
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.
We've recently acquired a die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
The granddaughter of actress Diana Du Cane contacted us after seeing her grandmother in one of the Cinesound casting books featured in the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition.
These 1930s Cinesound casting books form the heart of the NFSA and National Portrait Gallery collaborative exhibition, 'Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits'.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
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