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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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