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Lorraine Mafi-Williams Lorraine Mafi-Williams i(A15811 works by) (a.k.a. Lorraine Turnbull)
Born: Established: 1940 New South Wales, ; Died: Ceased: 23 Jan 2001 Byron Bay, Byron Bay - Broken Head area, Far North Coast, New South Wales,
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Thungutti ; Aboriginal Bundjalung
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A filmmaker, writer, social activist, teacher and cultural ambassador from the far north coast of New South Wales, Lorraine Mafi-Williams wrote a selection of Aboriginal legends about this area. She studied to become a professional journalist and also worked as an actress. Her 1988 film 'E'ellermani: The Story of Leo and Leva', about a Githabul hero was presented with an Erwin Rado Award at the Melbourne Film Festival in 1988.

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form y separately published work icon Eelemarni the Story of Leo and Leva Australia : Learning Essentials , 1988 7216765 1988 single work film/TV

this dramatisation of a traditional legend from northern N.S.W., the story of Leo and Leva, is the embodiment of the history of existing tribal boundaries and custodial rights.

1988 Co-winner of the Erwin Rado Award for Best Australian Film, Melbourne Film Festival
form y separately published work icon Eelemarni the Story of Leo and Leva Australia : Learning Essentials , 1988 7216765 1988 single work film/TV

this dramatisation of a traditional legend from northern N.S.W., the story of Leo and Leva, is the embodiment of the history of existing tribal boundaries and custodial rights.

1988 Co-winner of the Erwin Rado Award for Best Australian Film, Melbourne Film Festival
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