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Getting to Know Archie Roach

10 amazing facts about musician Archie Roach.
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28mm Film Collection

Janine Winfree, the recipient of the 2019 Ray Edmondson Fellowship, visited the NFSA from George Eastman House in the US to explore our 28mm film collection.
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Australian Women’s Cricket

For thousands of Australian women and girls, cricket is not just a sport for the boys, but a way of life.
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Surfing and Surf Movies

From lifesaving to 'soul surfing’: Paul Byrnes tracks the history of surfing and surf movies in Australia.
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Christmas TV Pantomimes

Watch clips from three of the annual Christmas pantomimes produced for TV in the 1960s by NWS9 in Adelaide.
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2019 at the NFSA

The NFSA collects tens of thousands of items every year. What were some of the highlights for 2019?
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Muriel’s Wedding: 25 Years

We head back down the aisle for a silver anniversary celebration of Muriel's Wedding.
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Elton John in Australia

To celebrate Sir Elton John's farewell tour, we've found some rare press conferences and interviews from previous visits to Australia in 1974, 1984 and 1988.
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Get Wet

In November 1979, Australian band Mental As Anything released their debut album 'Get Wet' and launched a long career.
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Retro Games and Game Masters

We've published a Retro Gaming curated collection online to complement Game Masters: The Exhibition, now showing at the NFSA in Canberra until 9 March 2020.
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World TV Day 2019: Ten Years of TV

For World Television Day on 21 November, curator Simon Smith shares bloopers and behind-the-scenes footage from a program marking the first 10 years of Australian television.
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Welcome to Television: A Mystery

For World Television Day on 21 November, curator Simon Smith investigates the surviving footage of Australian television's opening night.
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Rural Bank Radio

Guest contributor Jennifer Bowen shares extracts from several rare regional radio programs in the NFSA collection funded by the Rural Bank of NSW.
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Archie Roach interview

Clips from an exclusive interview with musician Archie Roach where he talks about family and music as a healer.
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Happy 100th Felix!

To celebrate 100 years of Felix the Cat, we’ve reached into our magic bag of tricks to bring you some excerpts from the original cartoons.
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Priscilla: Behind the Scenes

Listen to excerpts from an Oral History interview with Elise Lockwood. Twenty-five years ago, she was the stills photographer on the set of 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' (1994).
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World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2019

The UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage takes place on 27 October. To celebrate we go behind the scenes with an early cinema home entertainment system: the Kinora.
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Home Movie Marathon

The NFSA celebrates Home Movie Day 2019 by participating in a Home Movie Marathon that also coincides with the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.
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Horror in Australian Cinema

A brief survey of Australian horror films from the outback thrillers of the 1970s to the work of the influential creators of Saw and The Babadook.
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Money, Not Harmony

Sydney community radio station 2SER 107.3 first went to air on 1 October 1979. Station archivist Dr Liz Giuffre shares excerpts from a music industry documentary by Richard Kingsmill that was broadcast on 2SER in 1988.
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