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Sep 2015

Canberra time capsule

Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Radio
Sound
Television
Jun 2015

Darwin time capsule

Discover the history of Darwin, Northern Territory through these items from the NFSA collection.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Jan 2015

Life in Australia

To celebrate Australia Day 2015, the NFSA has published the final episode of the Life in Australia series of short films, produced by the government's film-making arm between 1964 and 1966.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Photographs
Aug 2014

Top 10 YouTube clips

With viewers from 230 countries, our NFSA Films YouTube channel provides access to the NFSA collection for people all around the world.

Imelda Cooney
Film
Mar 2013

Bert Ive: Telling the World

This exhibition celebrates over 100 years of documentary filmmaking on behalf of the Australian Government with a focus on its first long-term cinematographer Bert Ive.

Morgyn Phillips
Film
Feb 2013

Stanley Hawes

Graham Shirley shares his memories of Stanley Hawes ahead of this week's Hawes retrospective at DocWeek in Adelaide.

Graham Shirley
Film
Sep 2012

Tasmanian time capsule

Catch some slices of life in Tasmania from the NFSA collection, spanning from 1903 to 2003.

Beth Taylor
Film
May 2012

West Australian time capsule

It's Western Australia's time to shine as we look at a selection of films made about the sunny state from 1907-1972.

Beth Taylor
Film