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Dec 2016

2016 at the NFSA

The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2016?

Adam Blackshaw
Documents
Film
Object
Oral History
Photographs
Radio
Sound
Television
Nov 2016

Jimmy Hannan: a winning smile

The Gold Logie-winning entertainer Jimmy Hannan recently donated a wealth of memorabilia to the NFSA.

Beth Taylor
Photographs
Sound
Television

Memories of Storm Boy

Some films have the power to stay in people's hearts, long after the credits roll. Storm Boy is undoubtedly one of those.

Beth Taylor
Oral History
Photographs
Sep 2016

Malcolm turns 30

This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the beloved Australian comedy Malcolm.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Oral History
Photographs
Posters
Jun 2016

Actors vs Nazis: the Taussig collection

David Atfield, from Collection Stewardship at the NFSA, discovers the fascinating movie-star wartime stories behind the Taussig film stills collection.

David Atfield
Documents
Film
Photographs

Staff Profile: Belinda Hunt

Emily George speaks with Documents and Artefacts Curator Belinda Hunt about how a visit to the NFSA in primary school would ultimately define her career - and her life.

Emily George
Documents
Film
Photographs
May 2016

Authentic B-grade

In association with the St Kilda Film Festival, the NFSA presents a comedy double bill of two short films from the late 1970s.

Heather Gill
Film
Photographs
Posters

Con Colleano

Go behind-the-scenes at the circus with rare home movie footage of Australia's Con Colleano, the world-famous 'Wizard of the Wire'.

Tara Marynowsky
Film
Photographs
Posters

Phillip Noyce

John Brady looks at the early experimental films of Phillip Noyce including music festival documentary 'Good Afternoon' (1971).

John Brady
Film
Photographs

Caddie's Feminist Legacy

The second part of our celebration of Caddie's 40th anniversary, focusing on the feminist legacy of the film.

Adam Blackshaw
Documents
Film
Oral History
Photographs