Molly Reynolds documents the “story of the story” of an Australian icon, in her award-winning film, My Name is Gulpilil. David Gulpilil is an Aboriginal actor, dancer, artist worthy of the many awards he has received from his Hollywood peers to the Queen of England. Molly captures in her films raw, mesmerizing insights into an indigenous world that has been forced to assimilate while retaining their inherent dignity and wisdom.
David Gulpilil has stage 4 lung cancer. This interview was meant to explore cultural sensitivities as it pertains to end of life care. It took me on my own journey of humility and white fragility … my own unexamined assumptions on what is a good end of life care.