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See Sydney public transport through the ages - including the monorail and hydrofoil.
Rolf de Heer speaks about his movie The Tracker: its influences, production and legacy.
Listen to a special Q&A with Val Lehman, Amanda Muggleton and Allan Caswell.
Costume designer Norma Moriceau drew on her background in the London punk scene when creating iconic costumes for Mad Max 2 and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.
For International Women's Day, we present a portrait of the pioneering Australian filmmakers, the McDonagh Sisters – Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis.
Can you help us identify these Sydney locations from landmark 1920s films made by the McDonagh sisters?
Janine Winfree, the recipient of the 2019 Ray Edmondson Fellowship, visited the NFSA from George Eastman House in the US to explore our 28mm film collection.
The NFSA celebrates Home Movie Day 2019 by participating in a Home Movie Marathon that also coincides with the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
For years the negative of Wake in Fright (1971) was thought to be lost forever. Here is the story behind the restoration and re-release of the classic Australian film.
Construction of the Perth to Coolgardie Water Scheme is a story of personal tragedy, political rivalries, corruption and trial by media that nearly tore apart Australia at the moment of its birth.
Dr Charles Gower was delighted to watch himself in a government documentary, 45 years after it was filmed.
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.
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