Firsts for women as captured by our Television News and Current Affairs Program (Newscaf).
These Cinesound casting books are a record of starstruck hopefuls, dreaming of making it big in the film industry.
Remembering one of Australia's greatest rock'n'roll voices of the 1960s and '70s.
On the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, a new NFSA digital restoration of the documentary Witches, Faggots, Dykes and Poofters goes back to where it all started.
On her birthday, we share images of Merle Oberon from the NFSA's Taussig Film Stills Collection. Publicity for the Hollywood star always claimed she was born in Tasmania but a different story emerged after her death.
Jenny Gall takes a look at some classic Australian film costumes and how they've shaped the memorable characters who wore them.
Heath Ledger’s career and life were tragically cut short, but his international success and the calibre of his performances will endure the test of time.
Matt Nettheim shares insights into his work as on-set stills photographer on films featured in the Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits exhibition.
Restoring 'The Cheaters', a 1929 silent film by the pioneering McDonagh sisters.
In 2017 we found new and exciting ways to connect with our audiences through festivals, programs and special events. Here's a look back at some of the highlights.
The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2017?
The disappearance of Prime Minister Harold Holt, on 17 December 1967, remains one of Australia’s greatest mysteries.
A look at the red satin dress worn by Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!, as featured in Starstruck: Australian Movie Portraits.
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