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Jun 2017

Feminist Filmmakers

Feminist films from the 1970s, 80s and 90s still resonate today.

Heather Gill
Film
Oct 2016

Darling Harbour's Steamy Past

The new NFSA documentary Steam on the Harbour showcases Darling Harbour as a busy railway goods yard, long before it became a Sydney tourist destination.

Nicholas Behrens
Film
Sep 2016

Cigars, para-sports and a love story

An Adelaide dentist and amateur filmmaker has donated almost 10 hours of footage which helps chronicle the Australian and international Paralympic movement in the 1970s and 80s.

Annie Breslin
Film
May 2016

Phillip Noyce

John Brady looks at the early experimental films of Phillip Noyce including music festival documentary 'Good Afternoon' (1971).

John Brady
Film
Photographs

Caddie's Feminist Legacy

The second part of our celebration of Caddie's 40th anniversary, focusing on the feminist legacy of the film.

Adam Blackshaw
Documents
Film
Oral History
Photographs

Caddie turns 40

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Caddie, a breakthrough feature of the Australian film revival of the 1970s.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Oral History
Photographs
Posters
Mar 2016

Trainspotting with Roger McKenzie

A former railway signaller, Film Curatorial Officer Jeff Wray explores the train films of Roger McKenzie.

Jeff Wray
Film
Feb 2016

Return to Hanging Rock

Clips from a Q&A with actress Anne Louise Lambert (Miranda), plus more outtakes from our 'Picnic at Hanging Rock' online exhibition, '40 Years of Mystery'.

Stephen Groenewegen
Film
Oral History
Jan 2016

Vale Robert Stigwood

Robert Stigwood, one of the most successful and influential Australians involved in the entertainment industry, has died aged 81.

Thorsten Kaeding
Film
Sound
Dec 2015

Return of The Red Dragon

Film curator Sally Jackson takes a fresh look at Australia's first animated feature, Eric Porter's Marco Polo Junior Versus The Red Dragon.

Sally Jackson
Film