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A two-part documentary about a recent musical phenomenon coming out of Galiwin'ku on Elcho Island in north-east Arnhem Land, Geoffrey 'Gurrumul' Yunnupingu. Blind since birth, Gurrumul is a self-taught virtuoso of the guitar, piano and drums and was a member of the hugely successful Indigenous pop rock group Yothu Yindi. Since Yothu Yindi, Gurrumul formed his own reggae rock group Saltwater Band and more recently has gone solo with an album that went through the roof of the Australian music charts. Part of Message Stick series.

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Cast

Geoffrey 'Gurrumul' Yunnupingu

Production Details

Production Completion
2008
Genre
Art and culture
Production Company
ABC TV Indigenous Programs Unit

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