For important COVID-safety and visitor information please see Visit Us
Hear stories about leading stars and filmmakers featured in our Australians & Hollywood exhibition.
In a new Inspired video interview, Leah Purcell talks about the impact of seeing black worlds on screen.
See rare home movies of the 1939 Wallabies bound for a UK tour that never happened.
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.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
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.
Michael Waterhouse is sharing rare 1930s film shot by his grandfather on the Papua New Guinea goldfields. He talks about tracking down and reconstructing his grandfather’s films.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
This surreal black-and-white animation from 1931 was produced by the Australian Dried Fruits Association’s Dried Fruits Publicity Committee.
Discover the history of Darwin, Northern Territory through these items from the NFSA collection.
Other ways to Support Us