For World Home Movie Day 2018, we share early home movies of Sydney and the USA by filmmaker Anthony Buckley.
A behind-the-scenes look at Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits, now showing at Samstag Museum in Adelaide.
Annette Kellerman took on the world – swimming, acting, performing and writing herself into the history books.
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.
Photographs, news and home movie footage capture the excitement of the opening of the Sydney Opera House, 45 years ago on 20 October 1973.
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.
Is traffic congestion in Sydney a modern phenomenon? We look at some traffic mayhem from the 1920s.
The Sydney Harbour Bridge opened 85 years ago and Cinesound Productions' newsreel secured the scoop of a lifetime.
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.
Film Curator Heather Gill looks at the legacy of short-film festival Tropfest.
The NFSA has supplied Australian archival film classics to Cambodia's Technicolor Foundation Film Festival and NFSA Senior Researcher Mick Newnham enjoys the audience reaction.
Mick Newnham attends the inaugural MEMORY! International Film Heritage Festival in Phnom Penh and is reminded that 'there are no old films, just films you haven't seen yet'.
Film journalist Sandy George looks at the impact of the Adelaide Film Festival.
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