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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

Caddie turns 40

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Caddie, a breakthrough feature of the Australian film revival of the 1970s.

Adam Blackshaw
Film
Oral History
Photographs
Posters
Apr 2016

Dawn Swane's home movies

Production designer Melinda Doring has donated her mother's unique collection of home movies, including never-before-seen footage of The Beatles.

Tara Marynowsky
Documents
Film
Photographs
Television

Selling Mick Dundee

Crocodile Dundee was a huge international hit. How was it marketed in different countries?

Beth Taylor
Film
Photographs
Posters
Mar 2016

Vale Jon English

Sound Curator Thorsten Kaeding marks the passing of entertainer Jon English.

Thorsten Kaeding
Film
Photographs
Sound
Television