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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.
This rare home movie footage from 1939 features the Australian rugby union team en route to the UK – and a tour that would never take place due to the outbreak of war.
From Gallipoli to the home front, our website features many sights and sounds of the First World War and Anzac Day commemorations.
Australian films have been nominated in nearly every category at the Academy Awards.
Australian set decorator Ken Muggleston recalls the moment he first learned he'd won an Academy Award.
Listen to Alex Sloan in conversation at the NFSA with Sue and Saroo Brierley. They talk about how Saroo's life became the film Lion and also Sue's book Lioness, a prequel of sorts to her son's story.
There were several future film and TV makers shooting home movies at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne.
Samuel François-Steininger has colourised footage from the NFSA collection of Benjamin, the last Tasmanian Tiger in captivity.
To coincide with the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, 3-time Paralympic gold medallist Kurt Fearnley AO shares his story.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first raising of the Aboriginal flag in July 1971, proud Kamilaroi yinarr (woman) Cheree Toka writes about what the Aboriginal flag means to her.
In celebration of the 160th anniversary of Dame Nellie Melba’s birth, we reveal previously unseen private footage of Australia’s ‘Queen of Song’.
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