The NFSA provided much of the footage for this landmark documentary series.
A look at forgotten film ingénue Betty Bryant, who features in the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition.
Stories from our collection about recording, broadcasting and teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.
Film curator Sally Jackson takes a fresh look at Australia's first animated feature, Eric Porter's Marco Polo Junior Versus The Red Dragon.
Tens of thousands of items are collected by the NFSA each year. What did we collect in 2015? Part 1 includes iconic Australian films and kangaroos on Sesame Street.
As the 120th anniversary of cinema in Australia creeps up on us, Curator Sally Jackson takes a moment to consider how Australians recognise their cinema heritage.
Black Screen Coordinator Andrea Briggs reports from the first ever collaboration between the NFSA and the Clancestry festival.
The NFSA has released silent classic film The Kid Stakes (1927) on DVD and Blu-ray for the first time.
Through this glass slide we catch a glimpse of a European perspective of Australia, circa 1895.
Ruby Arrowsmith-Todd speaks with Alec Morgan about his groundbreaking documentary Lousy Little Sixpence.
CEO Michael Loebenstein chronicles his recent trip to the Pilbara, where he and Chair Gabrielle Trainor joined the NFSA Indigenous Connections team.
Two of Australia’s greatest swimmers, Olympic champions Jon Henricks and Lorraine Thurlow (nee Crapp), recently donated a never-before-seen film to the NFSA.
Just another day at the races: Charlie Chaplin lookalikes and a Bathing Beauty competition from 1921.
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