Documentaries Collection




Over 45,500 titles covering the years from 1920s produced by government departments until the present day. Documentaries are produced non fiction audiovisual programs which creatively depict, interpret, and/or analyse real life issues, people, things and events. They are distinct from actuality footage, as they are always edited, eg SACKING OF WHITLAM GOVERNMENT (radio documentary); THE STREHLOW FILM COLLECTION, THE JOYS OF THE WOMEN (TV documentary), HALF LIFE (film documentary).

The NFSA does not usually hold the copyright for the works in its collection, so clearing the rights to use the material will be up to you.

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Animation; Armed Forces Programs; Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; Children; Country Music; Docudrama; Ethnographic; Experimental; Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender; Multicultural; Patriotic; Propaganda; Sex/Erotica; Wildlife; Women; Youth/Teenage

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