The big pink bus turned 20, and the NFSA threw a party to celebrate two decades of one of Australia’s most beloved films: Priscilla
Library Officer Kerryn Poynter helped a client discover the identity of a silent-era actress she saw … on the wall of a Tasmanian pub.
The NFSA’s Big Screen film festival kicks off its 2014 season this month, bringing Australian films and special guests to regional audiences for a 14th year.
We spoke with Austen Tayshus (aka Sandy Gutman), 'Australia’s most dangerous and subversive comedian’, about his upcoming show at the NFSA.
David Bridie, one of the most distinctive voices and songwriters in Australian music, will launch the NFSA’s 100 Seats program – a unique, intimate session with renowned performers exploring their ideas and their art, limited to 100 tickets.
It’s staggering to think that on 11 February 2014 it will be 40 years since one of Australia’s best rating soap operas, The Box (1974-1977), premiered on ATV O in Melbourne.
Arc Cinema Screening Program Manager Quentin Turnour notes the mounting accolades for films that premiered last year at the NFSA’s Arc cinema.
The summer of 1963-64 was the summer of surf music in Australia. It was a time of surfies and rockers, when the Stomp filled dance floors and beach clubs, and music from The Delltones, Little Pattie and the Denvermen provided the soundtrack.
In celebration of 40 years of independent film production, the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) and the NFSA recently collaborated to mark this milestone with an exhibition of production photographs.