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.
Three siblings starred in a film. Forty years later, they watched themselves on screen for the first time.
For World Home Movie Day on 20 October we share early colour home movies of Sydney and San Francisco from award-winning filmmaker and NFSA Ambassador, Anthony Buckley.
Berlei cinema and television advertisements and educational glass slides from the 1920s to the 1960s offer a window onto Australian fashion and social mores.
A Town Like Alice premiered in Australia on 24 July 1956 and celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2016.
Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.
Discover the history of Darwin, Northern Territory through these items from the NFSA collection.
Watch three amateur films from the 1950s and 60s on the theme of 'fashion’.
The NFSA has released rare footage of one of Australian Rules football’s greatest players, Essendon forward John Coleman. Film curator Simon Smith made the discovery.
In partnership with the St Kilda Film Festival, the NFSA presents six of Ernest Singer’s 16mm home movies from the 1950s, projected on the big screen for the very first time.
See how Mildura has changed in these films and recorded sound items from the NFSA's collection.
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