Ruby Arrowsmith-Todd speaks with Alec Morgan about his groundbreaking documentary Lousy Little Sixpence. Alec will present the film at a special screening at Black Chat on 2 December.
In 1979 two young Australians invented the first Fairlight sampling synthesizer and changed electronic music forever. We have one in working condition!
CEO Michael Loebenstein chronicles his recent trip to the Pilbara, where he and Chair Gabrielle Trainor joined the NFSA Indigenous Connections team.
Forty years after the dismissal of the Whitlam Government, we look at the NFSA’s digital preservation of the surviving original news footage.
On the 40th anniversary of the Governor-General’s dismissal of the Whitlam Government, we look at the unfolding events of the day from the perspective of two camera operators who filmed them.
Two of Australia’s greatest swimmers, Olympic champions Jon Henricks and Lorraine Thurlow (nee Crapp), recently donated a never-before-seen film to the NFSA.
Just another day at the races: Charlie Chaplin lookalikes and a Bathing Beauty competition from 1921.
Assistant Curator Jenny Gall spoke with CJ Dennis biographer Phil Butters, ahead of this week’s centenary anniversary of the publication of The Sentimental Bloke.