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Tom E. Lewis Tom E. Lewis i(A91077 works by) (a.k.a. Barlang Lewis)
Born: Established: Ngukurr, Roper River area, East Arnhem Land, Arnhem Land, Top End, Northern Territory, ; Died: Ceased: 11 May 2018 Katherine, Batchelor - Katherine area, Top End, Northern Territory,
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal
(Storyteller) assertion
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BiographyHistory

Tom Lewis is the son of an Aboriginal mother and a Welsh father. He grew up in the Roper River community. Lewis has acted in films such as The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, A Town Like Alice, The Proposition, Crocodile Dreaming, Double Trouble, William, and September. Tom Lewis' documentary Yellow Fella was featured in the 2005 Cannes Film Festival. Tom has been awarded the Bob Maza Fellowship. Tom Lewis is a Murrungun (Numbulwar) man who is a talented actor, musician, filmmaker and a teller of great stories.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

The Shadow King 2012 single work drama 'Bringing together the country's finest creative talents including Tom E. Lewis (The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith) and Jimi Bani (Mabo) this majestic and physical reworking of Shakespeare's King Lear employs the timeless tragedy to speak to the history and current circumstances of Indigenous Australia. Working across cultures and generations, The Shadow King is unmissable theatre of a scale and significance to match the land upon which it is made.' Source: www.malthousetheatre.com.au (Sighted 12/09/2012).
2014 shortlisted Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts in Australia Best New Australian Work
2014 shortlisted Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts in Australia Best Play
2014 shortlisted Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts in Australia Best Direction of a Play
2013 winner Victorian Green Room Awards Writing/Adaptation for the Australian Stage
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