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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
Mar 2016

Trainspotting with Roger McKenzie

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

Jeff Wray
Sep 2015

‘What are you taking pictures for?’

Les McLaren is one of a group of Australian filmmakers who made significant documentaries in Papua New Guinea in the 1970s–1990s. We talked with him about their legacy.

Ruby Arrowsmith-Todd

Leslie Waterhouse in 1930s New Guinea

Michael Waterhouse is sharing rare 1930s film shot by his grandfather on the Papua New Guinea goldfields. He talks about tracking down and reconstructing his grandfather’s films.

Ruby Arrowsmith-Todd
Mar 2013

Bert Ive: Telling the World

This exhibition celebrates over 100 years of documentary filmmaking on behalf of the Australian Government with a focus on its first long-term cinematographer Bert Ive.

Morgyn Phillips
Feb 2013

Stanley Hawes

Graham Shirley shares his memories of Stanley Hawes ahead of this week's Hawes retrospective at DocWeek in Adelaide.

Graham Shirley
Dec 2012

Vale Albie Thoms

Graham Shirley's tribute to Albie Thoms (28 Jul 1941 - 28 Nov 2012), filmmaker and advocate for an independent Australian cinema.

Graham Shirley