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Gurrumul

  • Girls School Cinema 2 Wellington Street East Perth, WA, 6004 Australia (map)

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the following program contains images and voices of deceased persons.

Director:  Paul Damien Williams

Cast: Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, Mark Grose, Michael Hohnen, Sting

Genre: Documentary

Rated: PG

Consumer Advice: Infrequent Coarse Language

Run Time: 1h 55m 

Year of Release: 2018

Price of Ticket: $13 ( + $3 booking fee)

Girls School Cinema is an 18+ licensed venue. Please check our FAQ page to see how minors are able to attend, and what ID is acceptable to gain entry.

 
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