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Benjamin Gilmour Benjamin Gilmour i(A36331 works by) (a.k.a. Ben Gilmour)
Born: Established: 1975
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Germany,
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1979
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Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Jirga ( dir. Benjamin Gilmour ) Australia : Felix Media Pty Ltd , 2018 14350660 2018 single work film/TV

'A modern morality tale about a former Australian soldier, Mike, who returns to Afghanistan to find the family of a civilian he accidentally killed during the war. Seeking forgiveness, he puts his life in the hands of the village justice system – the Jirga.'

Source: Screen Australia.

2018 inaugural winner Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards Best Indie Film
2018 winner CinéfestOz Film Prize
y separately published work icon The Travel Bug North Sydney : Penguin Random House Australia , 2017 9818783 2017 single work children's fiction children's

A strange little bug doesn't know who he is or where he's from. Even his name is a mystery. So he sets off to seek answers. He journeys the world meeting wonderful creatures, seeing amazing sights and eating delicious food. Adventures he has, but still no one knows what insect he is. Maybe, just maybe, the path he is on is the answer he seeks. The Travel Bug is a gently philosophical picture book about identity, fate, the joy of travelling, and the discovery of kindness and kinship across cultures.

2018 shortlisted West Australian Young Readers' Book Award Picture Books
y separately published work icon Paramedico : Around the World by Ambulance Sydney : Pier 9 , 2011 Z1822451 2011 single work autobiography

'As you read this, more than a hundred thousand ambulance medics across the planet are responding to emergencies. They are scrambling under crashed cars, carrying the sick down flights of stairs, resuscitating near-dead husbands at the feet of hysterical wives, and stemming the blood-flow of gunshot victims in seedy back alleys. A good number too are just as likely to be raising an eyebrow at some ridiculous, trivial complaint their patient has considered life threatening enough to call them for.

'Paramedico is a heart-stopping, white-knuckle ride about a paramedic at work in an ambulance, attending emergencies in far-flung places such as England, Iceland, Macedonia, Mexico, Pakistan, The Philippines, South Africa and Thailand - at the time of the 2004 tsunami. This is also a brilliantly written collection of wild tales of wild people whose lives are so different from our own that it's hard to believe they really exist. Gilmour is able to make us stop and think not only of how to live a life, but how precious life is and how important it is to protect it.' (From the publisher's website.)

2011 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Non-Fiction
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