A portrait of the pioneering filmmakers from the 1920s and 30s: Isabel, Paulette and Phyllis McDonagh.
A die-cast model of a Cinesound Film Unit FJ Holden panel van, similar to that featured in the classic Australian film Newsfront.
Profiling Jane Campion, whose film The Piano was released in Australia 25 years ago.
On the eve of the 21st Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, we look back at highlights from the previous four Games held in Australia.
Jenny Gall takes a look at some classic Australian film costumes and how they've shaped the memorable characters who wore them.
A look at the red satin dress worn by Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!, as featured in Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
Footage of a 1933 AFL face-off between Victorian and South Australian teams gives us rare glimpses of two goal-kicking legends.
With the 2017 Rugby League season drawing to a close, we present a curated collection of memorable rugby moments from the 20th century.
The NFSA recently acquired costumes, scrapbooks and other memorabilia recording the career of Hal Turner, who played one of the first recognisable children's characters on Australian television.
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.
Film Curator Heather Gill looks at the legacy of short-film festival Tropfest.
Documents and artefacts curator Jenny Gall takes a closer look at two of the costumes featured in our online exhibition Picnic at Hanging Rock: 40 Years of Mystery.
This is how a sequined dress bought in Paris by Yass woman Kathleen Coen in 1925 became part of Australia’s film history.
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