NFSA Blog

The renaissance of vinyl: the music and the object

Assistant Sound Curator Nick Henderson speaks with Zenith Records Director Paul Rigby about the current state of the vinyl market in Australia.

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'From Little Things Big Things Grow' – 25 years later

Released 25 years ago today, 'From Little Things Big Things Grow’ has become an iconic Australian protest song, symbolic of the movement for Indigenous equality and land rights in Australia.

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It's showtime! Winter at Arc cinema

Louise Sheedy previews the upcoming Arc cinema screenings in our winter 2016 program.

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Collecting Australia’s 21st century vinyl

Assistant Sound Curator Nick Henderson looks at the new vinyl records being added to the NFSA collection, thanks to Melbourne’s Zenith Records – from Kylie Minogue to The Wiggles.

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Matt Bird - filmmaker on the rise

Curator of short films at the NFSA, Heather Gill, speaks with up-and-coming filmmaker Matt Bird who is charting his own course in the film industry.

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Authentic B-grade at St Kilda Film Festival

In association with the St Kilda Film Festival, the NFSA presents a comedy double bill of two short films from the late 1970s.

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Con Colleano, the Wizard of the Wire

Go behind-the-scenes at the circus with rare home movie footage of Australia’s Con Colleano, the world-famous 'Wizard of the Wire’.

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Werewolves ahead of their time

NFSA Publicity Coordinator Jemma Pietrus interviews filmmaker Philippe Mora ahead of our Friday the 13th screening of Howling III: The Marsupials.

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Phillip Noyce: adventures in the avant-garde

John Brady looks at the early experimental films of Phillip Noyce including music festival documentary Good Afternoon (1971).

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Caddie: a legacy of empowerment

The second part of our celebration of Caddie's 40th anniversary, focusing on the feminist legacy of the film.

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