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Paul Williams Paul Williams i(A33046 works by) (a.k.a. Paul Colin Williams)
Born: Established: 1946 Brisbane, Queensland, ;
Gender: Male
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Paul Williams grew up in Perth, Western Australia, and Melbourne, Victoria. He worked as an oil painter for several years before becoming involved in film production and producing a series of successful animated telemovies. Williams wrote drama for radio and television and illustrated a comic strip for the Warrandyte Diary.

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form y separately published work icon Gurrumul The Documentary of Dr G Yunupingu’s Life ( dir. Paul Williams ) Australia : Resolution Media , 2017 11950250 2017 single work film/TV

'A soaring, evocative audio-visual journey into the life, culture and landscapes of one of Australia’s most beloved singers – Dr G Yunupingu.

'Blind from birth, Dr G Yunupingu found his identity through song and the haunting voice that has already become legend. His debut album introduced Australia to the Songlines and culture of his Elcho Island community, but Dr G Yunupingu found himself increasingly torn between city and country, present and past, self and the community to which he owed so much.

'From director and close friend Paul Williams comes a profound exploration of the life and music of this most revered of Australian artists. Co-produced by Dr G Yunupingu himself, the film uses the tools of his music – chord, melody, song – and the sounds of the land to craft an audio-first cinematic experience of beauty and power, offering a rare insight into a reclusive master who spoke in his own inimitable language.' (Production summary)

2018 joint winner Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Feature Documentary
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