The NFSA collection now includes over three million items. Here is a small taste of what we acquired in 2019.
From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
Janine Winfree, a visitor from George Eastman House in the US, explores the NFSA's 28mm film collection.
As part of our Newscaf series, we bring you some notable Christmas light displays, from Toowoomba to Tasmania.
This retro Woman's Day TV ad from 1982 uses race-calling to sell issues during Melbourne Cup week.
Overcoming childhood adversity, Australian silent movie star Annette Kellerman took on the world – swimming, acting, performing and writing herself into the history books.
The NFSA is now the custodian of more than 20,000 vinyl long play records from the SBS 3EA Melbourne and SBS Sydney 2EA radio collections.
A portrait of the pioneering filmmakers, The McDonagh Sisters - Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis. NFSA Restores: The Cheaters screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival 2018.
Cold Chisel are the quintessential Aussie band who wrote the soundtrack for a generation.
The empowering 1979 classic Australian film My Brilliant Career has been digitally restored as part of the NFSA Restores program.
The NFSA has recently digitised to 4K the groundbreaking 1924 Russian science-fiction feature film 'Aelita: Queen of Mars'.
The NFSA recently acquired two signed photographs of silent film star Louise Lovely and a letter of hers responding to a fan in 1916.
The NFSA has supplied hundreds of ultra-high definition clips to the Sir John Monash Centre in France, including the restored The Digger Carries On (1919).
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