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Aug 2017

Australia's Great Strike 100 years on

On the centenary of the 'Great Strike', which started on 2 August 1917, we've reconstructed a censored film which hasn't been seen in 100 years.

Miguel Gonzalez
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
Dec 2012

100 years of fun at Luna Park!

Luna Park Melbourne is 100 years old! Collection Access Officer Siobhan Dee explores a new film compilation to celebrate the iconic park's birthday.

Siobhan Dee
Film
Oct 2012

Mystery of a Hansom Cab

Advertising has come a long way since The Mystery of a Hansom Cab was first adapted for the screen in Australia in 1911, as Helen Tully discovered.

Helen Tully
Film
Television
Feb 2012

Film: dead or alive?

Audiences loved The Artist, that ode to the early days of cinema, but as Kodak files for bankruptcy, has film lost the battle against digital?

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Dec 2010

The Story of the Kelly Gang

Sally Jackson and Graham Shirley describe the restoration of the landmark 'The Story of the Kelly Gang' (1906).

Sally Jackson
Film