The NFSA is participating in a Home Movie Marathon on the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
Listen to excerpts from Richard Kingsmill's 1988 community radio documentary about the Australian music industry.
These 24 glass slides set out Walter Scott Griffiths' alternative vision for Canberra.
A brief survey of Australian horror films from the outback thrillers of the 1970s to the work of the influential creators of Saw and The Babadook.
Sydney community radio station 2SER 107.3 first went to air on 1 October 1979. Station archivist Dr Liz Giuffre shares excerpts from a music industry documentary by Richard Kingsmill that was broadcast on 2SER in 1988.
When Charles Farrell came to Australia in 1936 to appear in The Flying Doctor, he brought with him a touch of Hollywood glamour and the aura of a big-name star.
Mark Foy's fashion parades from the 1940s and '50s, featuring designers Pierre Balmain and Schiaparelli, captured in gorgeous colour footage.
A look at Betty Bryant, once Australia’s most famed film ingénue, who features in the exhibition Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits, now open on the Gold Coast.
For Halloween, we're sharing three full-length episodes of popular horror and thriller radio serials of the 1940s and 50s.
Jennifer Coombes looks at costume sketches and continuity polaroids of Heath Ledger’s portrayal of Ned Kelly, as featured in the exhibition Heath Ledger: A Life in Pictures at the NFSA.
Film curator Tara Marynowsky looks at a preserved collection of 16mm home movies of Wirth's Circus and the family that ran it.
Heath Ledger’s career and life were tragically cut short, but his international success and the calibre of his performances will endure the test of time.
We've recently acquired a die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
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