Every Australian knows the chorus of 'Waltzing Matilda' but who sang the song first?
This television ad for Woman's Day magazine's Melbourne Cup edition shows a slice of Australian life in 1982.
NFSA staff discuss the significance of preserving our audiovisual heritage.
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.
The NFSA has recently digitised to 4K the groundbreaking 1924 Russian science-fiction feature film 'Aelita: Queen of Mars'.
The NFSA restores three silent films starring Snowy Baker - Australian Olympian, filmmaker and trainer of Hollywood stars.
The first trans-Arctic flight took place 90 years ago. It's one of many memorable flying feats chronicled in our new Early Aviators curated collection.
Restoring 'The Cheaters', a 1929 silent film by the pioneering McDonagh sisters.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
Cinema Art Films brought many notable foreign productions to Australia between 1927 and 1932. We've acquired original posters for a selection of their releases.
Go behind-the-scenes at the circus with rare home movie footage of Australia's Con Colleano, the world-famous 'Wizard of the Wire'.
The second part of our celebration of Caddie's 40th anniversary, focusing on the feminist legacy of the film.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Caddie, a breakthrough feature of the Australian film revival of the 1970s.
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