David Gulpilil

Interview: My Name Is Gulpilil director Molly Reynolds on having unfiltered access to David Gulpilil’s life

May 27, 2021

Director Molly Reynolds has long had a history with the subject of her latest film.  Her partner, trailblazing filmmaker Rolf de Heer, has directed David Gulpilil in such critically acclaimed efforts as The Tracker and Charlie’s Country, whilst she has documented these collaborations with the companion pieces Twelve Canoes and Another Country. Her closeness and […]

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Film Review: My Name Is Gulpilil is a strikingly emotional and bittersweet reflection of an Australian icon

May 26, 2021

Introducing My Name Is Gulpilil as “my story of my story”, subject David Gulpilil, along with director Molly Reynolds, is all too aware of the duality the film frames itself around – Gulpilil’s running life and that of his persona on-screen. As a performer, Gulpilil has that undeniable star quality, and this stunning film proudly […]

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Win a double in-season pass to see the acclaimed documentary My Name is Gulpilil

May 21, 2021

Thanks to ABCG Film we have five double passes to give away to the upcoming release of the documentary My Name is Gulpilil, in Australian cinemas from May 27th, 2021. Looking back over a 50-year screen career that has unquestionably changed the face of Australian Cinema, David Gulpilil, now terminally ill, generously shares his own story with […]

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Screen Australia announces investments in fifteen documentaries

August 2, 2017

In local news, Screen Australia has recently announced that they plan to invested up to $4.15 million in production funding across fifteen documentaries. Through the guise of the Documentary Producer and Commissioned programs, the module set in place is certain to stretch and explore a plethora of various subject matters from creative voices. With some […]

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AFI and AACTA announce the fourth year of #SocialShorts

August 2, 2017

Throughout the last week, the Australian Film Institute and Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AFI | AACTA) have been making waves with their online short film competition #SocialShorts. In its fourth year, the competition is aimed at given unknown filmmakers exposure within the wider Australian film industry. And with 65 film competing it […]

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Martin Freeman is in South Australia right now filming a zombie thriller based on a Tropfest short

September 26, 2016

Martin Freeman, best known for his work in Sherlock, Fargo and The Hobbit, is currently in Australia bringing to life a heart-wrenching zombie thriller. Cargo is based on a Tropfest short which garnered well over 10 million views online, and tells a harrowing tale of family love. Martin Freeman plays Andy, a father who has […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Goldstone (Australia, 2016)

June 14, 2016

Goldstone was easily my most anticipated film of this year’s Sydney Film Festival, and it’s fair to say it did not disappoint. Written, directed, edited and pretty much everything else by Ivan Sen, it is sure to join the pantheon of great Aussie films – a triumph from start to finish. Seeing the return of […]

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David Gulpilil wins Best Actor award at Cannes for Rolf de Heer’s Charlie’s Country

May 29, 2014

The Cannes Film Festival wrapped up recently, and as usual a crop of world class actors and film-makers were awarded at the close of the festival. In a great boost for Aussie film and, more particularly, Indigenous Australian artists, legendary Australian actor David Gulpilil was awarded Best Actor for his role in Rolf de Heer’s Charlie’s […]

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