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Explore an under-appreciated dimension of Australian cinema.
What's on at the NFSA's Arc cinema in Canberra in March?
See footage of previous Year of the Ox celebrations – from 1937, 1985 and 2009.
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 NFSA recently acquired two signed photographs of silent film star Louise Lovely and a letter of hers responding to a fan in 1916.
These 1930s Cinesound casting books form the heart of the NFSA and National Portrait Gallery collaborative exhibition, 'Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits'.
Curator Tamara Osicka on the secrets contained in the scrapbooks created by Johnny O'Keefe's mother Thelma.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
This is how a sequined dress bought in Paris by Yass woman Kathleen Coen in 1925 became part of Australia’s film history.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2014? Part 1 includes elephant heads, fake moustaches and the wild one.
Anna Haebich, a John Curtin Distinguished Professor at Curtin University in Perth, showcases West Australian Aboriginal performing arts and the plays, music, dance and festivals in the NFSA collection.
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