PAUL WILLIAMS

GURRUMUL

A portrait of one of Australia’s most celebrated voices
2017 · 96 mins · Music Documentary
Celebrated by audiences at home and abroad, Indigenous artist Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu was one of the most important and acclaimed voices to ever come out of Australia. Blind from birth, he found purpose and meaning through songs and music inspired by his community and country on Elcho Island in far North East Arnhem Land. Living a traditional Yolngu life, his breakthrough album ‘Gurrumul’ brought him to a crossroads as audiences and artists around the world began to embrace his music. GURRUMUL is a portrait of an artist on the brink of global reverence, and the struggles he and those closest...

Celebrated by audiences at home and abroad, Indigenous artist Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu was one of the most important and acclaimed voices to ever come out of Australia. Blind from birth, he found purpose and meaning through songs and music inspired by his community and country on Elcho Island in far North East Arnhem Land. Living a traditional Yolngu life, his breakthrough album ‘Gurrumul’ brought him to a crossroads as audiences and artists around the world began to embrace his music. GURRUMUL is a portrait of an artist on the brink of global reverence, and the struggles he and those closest to him faced in balancing that which mattered most to him and keeping the show on the road.

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Info

Format
DVD
Catalogue
MMA9269
Languages
English/Yolngu Matha (Gumatj and Gälpu)
Subtitles
English
Encoding
PAL
Aspect Ratio
2.35:1

Directed by

Paul Williams

Featuring

Mark Grose, Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, Michael Hohnen, Sting