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MY NAME IS GULPILIL

Directed by Molly Reynolds
Australia
101 minutes
G
This superb documentary celebrates the personal story and remarkable film career of iconic Australian actor David Gulpilil, beginning with his breakthrough performance in the 1972 film Walkabout to The Tracker and so much more.
Friday, June 18th 2021, 7:00 pm 

SELECTED: ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL 2020

The personal and professional story of iconic Australian actor and traditional dancer David Gulpilil, a Yolngu man who pioneered the depiction of the Indigenous Australians onscreen, is beautifully captured by award winning filmmaker Molly Reynolds (Another Country). Gulpilil’s career in the Australian film and television industry spans more than 40 years, beginning with Nicolas Roeg’s Walkabout (1970), and including such classics as Storm Boy (1976, Henri Safran) and The Last Wave (1977, Peter Weir), and more recently The Tracker (2002, Rolf de Heer) and Rabbit Proof Fence (2002, Phillip Noyce). Alternating between past and present, Reynolds presents a tender and honest view of a man who wants to tell his own story complete with cheeky confessions, candid observations of his world, as well as his feelings on being one of Australia’s greatest artists. Even in his 60s, Gulpilil’s spirit and humour are still as sharp as ever.

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‘Sublime, humane, elegant traversal of Indigenous actor's life in film’ THE GUARDIAN ‘David is a gateway to a history we’ve so far denied... he’s more important than Ned Kelly.
THE AUSTRALIAN

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Fri 18 June
7pm
Greater Union Cinemas Wollongong
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Classification
G
Country
Australia
Language
In English
Director
Molly Reynolds
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