Benjamin Gilmour - AUTHORS SINGLE

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Benjamin Gilmour is an award-winning poet, author, film director and ambulance paramedic. His books include the best-selling Paramedico, Warrior Poets and The Gap. He is the writer / director of three feature films. His latest film Jirga won the AACTA Award for Best Independent Film and the CineFestOz Award for Best Film and was the Australian entry to the 2019 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.

Benjamin’s focus is on mental health, conflict and politics and the topics of moral injury and restorative justice. What excites him most is sharing his knowledge of ‘guerilla’ filmmaking and inspiring young people to write and make art. He is also the author of an illustrated children’s book The Travel Bug.  His work can be viewed at