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Apr 2017

Anzac moments rescued from oblivion

To mark Anzac Day 2017, we've published rare Anzac films and songs on our Sights and Sounds of World War One website.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Oct 2015

Reinventing the Bloke

Assistant Curator Jenny Gall spoke with CJ Dennis biographer Phil Butters, ahead of this week's centenary anniversary of the publication of The Sentimental Bloke.

Miguel Gonzalez
Film
Sep 2015

Canberra time capsule

Discover the history of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, through these items from the NFSA collection.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Radio
Sound
Television
Mar 2013

The naming of Canberra, 1913

As Canberra celebrates its centenary, Jennifer Coombes highlights Raymond Longford's footage of the naming of Canberra.

Jennifer Coombes
Film
Dec 2011

AKA Home of the Blizzard: Part 1

Quentin Turnour challenges the myths surrounding the footage created to record and promote Douglas Mawson’s 1911–1914 Australasian Antarctic Expedition.

Quentin Turnour
Film
Photographs
Nov 2010

Film Connection

An international collaboration between the NFSA and the US National Film Preservation Foundation has returned eight American silent short films previously presumed lost.

Film