The NFSA's Teilo Nicholls discovered a recording in the collection featuring the voice of his great uncle – a well-known explorer in Papua New Guinea in the 1930s.
On a recent holiday to Australia, a former child actor visited the NFSA to watch the Japanese Western he starred in more than 50 years ago.
A determined son found footage of his mother’s gold medal win at the 1972 Paralympics in the NFSA collection.
Caitlyn LeRoy, who works at the NFSA, discovers early footage of her family and place of birth in the collection.
A visit to the NFSA gave one family history researcher the chance to learn more about the adventures of her great uncle in the early 1920s.
An Ancient History professor explored her own past when she watched an episode of a quiz show she'd participated in as a child.
Three siblings starred in a film. Forty years later, they watched themselves on screen for the first time.
Dr Charles Gower was delighted to watch himself in a government documentary, 45 years after it was filmed.
We recently helped Tatiana Leskova, a 95-year-old ballerina, view a Ballet Russes performance from almost 80 years ago.
Mubina Patanwala grew up knowing her aunt Asha was famous, but never expected to find her in the NFSA collection.