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Jun 2017

Sydney traffic: 1920s-style

Is traffic congestion in Sydney a modern phenomenon? We look at some traffic mayhem from the 1920s.

Beth Taylor
Film

Feminist Filmmakers

Feminist films from the 1970s, 80s and 90s still resonate today.

Heather Gill
Film

The magical Kinora

The NFSA has recently acquired a Kinora 'flipper viewer', manufactured in England in 1901.

Jenny Gall
Object
May 2017

Lights, camera, Winter!

Our Canberra winter program has the perfect mix of cinema events, live performances and regular favourites to keep all ages entertained.

Jemma Pietrus
Film
Sound

Remembering Eddie Mabo

Eddie Mabo - remembering the man behind the monumental land rights case handed down 25 years ago by the High Court of Australia.

Beth Taylor
Film
Television

Graham Kennedy

The NFSA celebrates the larger-than-life career of an entertainment legend.

Mel Bondfield
Television

Aussie TV mums

Throughout the years they’ve brought us joy, sadness, hope, comfort and a lot of laughs. We pay tribute to three marvellous matriarchs of Australian television.

Mel Bondfield
Television
Apr 2017

Staff Profile: Tasha James

Tasha James, Indigenous Connections Manager at the NFSA, discusses her lifelong interest in archival collections.

Anna Yates
Oral History

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

50 years of talkback radio

Did you know that until 17 April 1967, talkback radio was illegal in Australia?

Chris Arneil
Radio