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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.
On 14 February 2020, it is 120 years since the (fictional) events in Picnic at Hanging Rock. Jenny Gall takes a close look at two of the costumes from Peter Weir's film, released 45 years ago in 1975.
After successful seasons in Canberra, Adelaide, the Gold Coast and Bathurst, the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition now opens in Geraldton, WA.
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.
To mark 35 years since the premiere of The Thorn Birds mini-series, we take a look at the original costume design sketches in the NFSA collection and talk to Rachel Ward.
Jenny Gall takes a look at some classic Australian film costumes and how they've shaped the memorable characters who wore them.
A look at the red satin dress worn by Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!, as featured in Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
These 1930s Cinesound casting books form the heart of the NFSA and National Portrait Gallery collaborative exhibition, 'Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits'.
The NFSA recently acquired costumes, scrapbooks and other memorabilia recording the career of Hal Turner, who played one of the first recognisable children's characters on Australian television.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
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