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.
For World Home Movie Day on 20 October we share early colour home movies of Sydney and San Francisco from award-winning filmmaker and NFSA Ambassador, Anthony Buckley.
Photographs, news and home movie footage capture the excitement of the opening of the Sydney Opera House, 45 years ago on 20 October 1973.
Overcoming childhood adversity, Australian silent movie star Annette Kellerman took on the world – swimming, acting, performing and writing herself into the history books.
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.
The empowering 1979 classic Australian film My Brilliant Career has been digitally restored as part of the NFSA Restores program.
The NFSA has recently digitised to 4K the groundbreaking 1924 Russian science-fiction feature film 'Aelita: Queen of Mars'.
The NFSA recently acquired two signed photographs of silent film star Louise Lovely and a letter of hers responding to a fan in 1916.
We're celebrating The Man from Snowy River (1982), the hit film inspired by Banjo Paterson's poem, with a new curated collection.
The NFSA restores three silent films starring Snowy Baker - Australian Olympian, filmmaker and trainer of Hollywood stars.
On the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, a new NFSA digital restoration of the documentary Witches and Faggots, Dykes and Poofters goes back to where it all started.
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