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.
This collection of hand-illustrated greeting cards from Mr Squiggle creator Norman Hetherington to Pat Lovell is representative of a wonderful working friendship.
A look at the red satin dress worn by Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!, as featured in Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
When it comes to dance and choreography, John 'Cha Cha' O'Connell needs no introduction.
Dr Jenny Gall, Assistant Curator Documents and Artefacts, previews the forthcoming NFSA-National Portrait Gallery exhibition, Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
A special Graham Kennedy screening with guest panellists formed part of the 2017 St Kilda Film Festival.
The NFSA is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Strictly Ballroom with a bold new online exhibition and curated collection.
Watch a classic newsreel about the 1960s origins of Ugg boots and the Australian surfer who popularised them.
Feminist films from the 1970s, 80s and 90s still resonate today.
The NFSA has recently acquired a Kinora 'flipper viewer', manufactured in England in 1901.
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