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Apr 2017

Anzac moments rescued from oblivion

To mark Anzac Day 2017, we've published rare Anzac films and songs on our Sights and Sounds of World War One website.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Aug 2016

Filming Gallipoli

On the anniversary of the release of 'Gallipoli' in August 1981, we share this appearance of director Peter Weir and actors Mel Gibson and David Argue on the popular The Mike Walsh Show.

Stephen Groenewegen
Film
Television
Apr 2015

Edna Leer

Documents and artefacts curator Jenny Gall looks at a sheet music collection recently donated to the NFSA, and what it reveals about home-front life during the First World War.

Jenny Gall
Photographs
Mar 2015

Anzac centenary

The NFSA commemorates the Anzac centenary in 2015 with these projects.

Stephen Groenewegen
Film

War pictures, 1914-1918

What did Australians watch at their local cinema during the First World War? A new exhibition at ACMI, produced in collaboration with the NFSA, has the answer.

Stephen Groenewegen
Film
Oct 2014

Harry Julius

Film curator Sally Jackson writes about Australia's first cinema animations for the 2014 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage on 27 October.

Sally Jackson
Film
Jul 2014

Test of War

Shana Tiang, winner of the 'Test of War' Young Composers' national competition, shares her love of music with the NFSA.

Shana Tiang
Film
Sound
Oct 2011

Australia Votes

How has political advertising changed over the last century? Dr Lisa Milner from Southern Cross University is researching election campaign media in the NFSA collection.

Lisa Milner
Film