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Reconciliation Walk: 20 Years

To coincide with Reconciliation Week 2020, we look back at the Walk for Reconciliation across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which took place 20 years ago on 28 May 2000. 
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Reconciliation Walk: 20 Years

To coincide with National Reconciliation Week 2020, we look back at the Walk for Reconciliation across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, which took place 20 years ago on 28 May 2000. 
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Mad Max Movies: Stunts

The insane, death-defying sequences, performed by talented stunt performers, are a huge part of the appeal of the Mad Max films.
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Deep Dive: Powderfinger’s Internationalist

Powderfinger's Bernard Fanning and producer Nick DiDia talk with the NFSA's Sam Dignand about the making of the band’s iconic album, Internationalist.
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Last Tasmanian Tiger

The NFSA has digitised in 4K a 21-second newsreel clip from 1935 featuring the last-known images of the extinct thylacine.
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Mad Max Music

Johnny Milner takes a closer listen to the soundscape of Mad Max and Mad Max 2, highlighting the film scores of composer Brian May.
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Deep Dive: Richard Lowenstein in conversation

Richard Lowenstein and film editor Tayler Martin discuss the making of Mystify: Michael Hutchence, the music of INXS, and the life of Michael Hutchence.
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Mad Max: George Miller

Director George Miller talks about making the first Mad Max film, released in US cinemas 40 years ago this month.
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Deep Dive: Jocelyn Moorhouse in Conversation

We bring you a recording of our conversation with Jocelyn Moorhouse when she visited the NFSA in 2019 to discuss her book, 'Unconditional Love: A Memoir of Filmmaking and Motherhood'.
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Deep Dive: David Stratton in Conversation

We bring you a recording of our conversation with David Stratton when he visited the NFSA in Canberra last year to discuss the release of his book, 101 Marvellous Movies You May Have Missed.
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Trams and Melbourne streets

Take a step back in time and discover the charm of Melbourne more than a century ago.
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Australia’s first Oscar

The first Academy Award ever won by an Australian is in the NFSA collection.
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Anzac Day Marches

As public gatherings to commemorate Anzac Day in 2020 are not going ahead because of COVID-19, we're sharing home movies of marches from Anzac Day in 1933, 1946 and 1980.
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Vale George Ogilvie

George Ogilvie – widely recognised as one of Australia's most acclaimed theatre, film and television directors – passed away peacefully on 5 April 2020.
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Talking Pictures on Tour

In 1929, Hoyts – with help from Studebaker and the Shell Oil Company – loaded cinema sound equipment onto a truck so regional Australia could experience the latest in 'talking pictures'.
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The NFSA is Always Open Online

Our doors may be closed temporarily but when it comes to the NFSA, we are always open online.
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National Treasures

Discover the stories behind some of Australia's beloved – and also lesser-known – national treasures.
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Vale Don Burrows

With the news of the passing of Don Burrows, Australia has lost a giant and pioneer of modern Australian jazz.
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McDonaghs’ Scrapbook

The NFSA has unearthed a rare scrapbook created by the McDonagh sisters around the release of their film 'The Far Paradise' in 1928.
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McDonagh sisters’ filming locations

Can you help us identify these Sydney locations from landmark 1920s films made by the McDonagh sisters?
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