With the passing of George Ogilvie, Australia has lost one of its most acclaimed theatre, film and TV directors.
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.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2015? Part 1 includes iconic Australian films and kangaroos on Sesame Street.
The NFSA has released silent classic film The Kid Stakes (1927) on DVD and Blu-ray for the first time.
Just another day at the races: Charlie Chaplin lookalikes and a Bathing Beauty competition from 1921.
Assistant Curator Jenny Gall spoke with CJ Dennis biographer Phil Butters, ahead of this week's centenary anniversary of the publication of The Sentimental Bloke.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was a pioneer when it came to giving rock music the serious attention it deserved.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
The first Academy Award ever won by an Australian is in the NFSA collection.
Discover the history of Darwin, Northern Territory through these items from the NFSA collection.
Contemporary artists make new recordings on 19th century wax cylinder technology at the NFSA.
This week, the NFSA is hosting the 71st FIAF Congress in Sydney and Canberra. We look back at the technological predictions made at the previous NFSA-FIAF Congress in 1986.
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